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”