[erlang-questions] Anonymous functions and performance

Tim Watson <>
Wed Nov 2 11:11:52 CET 2011


On 2 November 2011 10:08, Joe Armstrong <> wrote:

> Efficiency is obtained by choosing good algorithms.
>
> I always ask "which is the most beautiful code" - I try to write the
> code that is the easiest possible to understand
> and maintain.
>
> In the extremely rare case that the code is not efficient enough - I
> write the application, then measure, then fix
> the bottlenecks.
>
>
>
This mantra ought to be drilled into all programmers as soon after birth as
possible.
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