Lazy Optimization

The title of a PatternLanguage in PatternLanguagesOfProgramDesign 2 by KentBeck and KenAuer.

The paper can be found in HTML form (not quite done as well as it could be) at

Although the paper is called PatternsForEfficientSmalltalkProgramming, 90% of what they say is applicable to any language.

On this wiki, the pattern is more fully expounded in OptimizeLater and its AntiPattern in PrematureOptimization.

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