The 80 / 20 rule for software developers

Pareto's principle visualized

The Pareto principle also known as the 80/20 rule assumes that 20% of the efforts yield 80% of the results.

This is a concept that can be applied in almost all aspects of life but is a more common principle in business. But what does this have to do with software development?

Well as I mentioned the 80/20 rule can be applied almost everywhere that means to software…