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Don't solve problems which don't actually exist.

Like anything, this must be used in moderation. If there's a good, easy-to-understand abstraction you can implement which isn't required today , but you can see an obvious business case for it coming, go ahead.

At the same time, be careful of overengineering just because you thought of some possible, but unlikely, abstraction.

Design your code in such a way that can be implemented when the problem actually becomes something to solve.
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