Uncle Bob Martin:
Do you want to know the real secret behind writing good software? Do you want to know the process that will keep your code clean? Do you want the magic bullet, the secret sauce, the once and for all one and only truth?
OK, here it is. Are you ready? The secret is…
The secret is…
Do a good job.
Although Robert Martin is one of the Agile-with-a-capital-A guys, this reminds me of one of one my favorite Jim Webber posts of all time.
(Background: James Shore’s post on ‘The Decline and Fall of Agile’, see InfoQ’s summary.)