James Hague [writes]:
>Though my fascination with Forth is long behind me, I still tend toward minimalist programming, but not in the same, extreme, way. I've adopted a more modern approach to minimalism:
>Use the highest-level language that's a viable option.
>Lean on the built-in features that do the most work.
>Write as little code as possible.
I think this is good advance, but I would add one more point about having as few third party dependencies as possible that tries to balance the last point to write as little code as possible.
[writes]: http://prog21.dadgum.com/223.html "The New Minimalism"