Tiny: Do you avoid using "that" when it's not needed?

Last updated by Nick Curran [SSW] 5 months ago.See history

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'That' is occasionally an unnecessary addition to a sentence, especially if it's a title that would benefit from being short and punchy. As such, avoid using "that" in a title wherever possible.

"Building Software that People Understand"

Figure: Bad Example - unnecessary "that"

"Building Software People Understand"

Figure: Good Example - without the "that", the setence is concise and has more punch

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