Simple design can help users solve problems

Somewhat of a follow on to my previous post about the WPServer Demo.

Ask 37signals: Is it really the number of features that matter?

Good software is about balancing value and screen real estate and understanding and outcome. If it takes 20 good features to get there, then great. If it only takes eight, even better. It’s not the number that counts, it’s the balance.

That is what I’m talking about here. The kitchen sink is wonderful, but too many times it is thrown at users who have to fight though all the tools to use just basic tasks. That is what really catches my eye about the WPServer Demo.

Also I’m not saying get rid of the kitchen sink either, it just isn’t needed by everyone.

_Update: _fixed title

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