Code is Poetry

On the meaning of WordPress’ tagline “Code is Poetry”…

I think of coding not just as a means to an end but a craft in and of itself that can exhibit beauty, not just utility.

Matt Mullenweg

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  1. […] For the unfamiliar, a note on the phrase “code is poetry”. This is a sentiment/tagline/phrase we use in the WordPress community to express our attitude toward code, and perhaps our aspirations around it too: that it be beautiful, that it be meaningful and that it “work” in more senses than just the obvious one. In the words of one known to many: […]

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