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defined VS. sandbox – applications

There is all this talk about guiding your users and creating simple applications. Apple, 37 signals and others are masters in this art of creating simple and efficient interfaces for a user. On the other side there are companies like Microsoft that provide more of a sandbox environment for their users. They proved that they are successful and a platform like Linux has a growing user base.

Both have great ideas at their foundation and they both work very will in their own way. Both also have a fanatic fan base. But which one is better… The simplistic directed approach or the elaborate sandbox approach?

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