Rob Pike on Simplicity

FEBRUARY 16, 2017

Simplicity is the art of hiding complexity. —Rob Pike1 2015

  1. Rob Pike is a Canadian "Distinguished Engineer" at Google Inc. who recently co-designed and developed the Go programming language. He used this phrase in his 2015 dotGo talk—Simplicity is Complicated—when referring to how simple to read and use Go can be but how complex it was to design it this way .