DRY

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DRY

  1. (software engineering) Acronym of don't repeat yourself. (a software development principle aimed at reducing repetition)
    • 2005, Greg Wilson, Data Crunching: Solve Everyday Problems Using Java, Python, and More
      The general principle here is DRY: Don't Repeat Yourself (HTOO). If you duplicate information in two or more places, sooner or later, you'll forget to update one of the copies []

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