Theory and Practice

Five Short Points to Software Success

If you are involved in the creation of software, here’s a short list of things you can do to ensure that your software will sell a bazillion copies of your product, whatever it is.

  1. DON’T piss me off.
  2. DON’T rip me off.
  3. DON’T let your stuff get in my way.
  4. DON’T include shit no one needs.
  5. DO make me feel like a rockstar.

That’s it. If you can do that, your path to fame, fortune and Ferrari’s is assured.*

  • Ok, maybe not. But it’s more likely, at least.