March 26, 2004
Death to the Wizards!
Kelly McNeill writes "Are you the type of person that can learn a new application at the drop of a hat or do you tend to get best acquainted with your software when somebody (or the software) is there to hold your hand as the learning process progresses? Editorial contributor Michael Kellen has some strong feelings about software wizards. To put it simply, he believes that they shouldn't be used and also suggests that its doubly wrong for open source programmers to use them."