Programming Quotes Posts

Programming Quotes #103

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If you think your users are idiots, only idiots will use it. – Linus Torvalds

Programming Quotes #102

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The next best thing to having good ideas is recognizing good ideas from your users. Sometimes the latter is better. – Eric Raymond

Programming Quotes #101

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The computing scientist’s main challenge is not to get confused by the complexities of his own making. — Edsger Dijkstra

Programming Quotes #100

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A language that doesn’t affect the way you think about programming is not worth knowing. – Alan Perlis

Programming Quotes #99

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Active programming consists of the design of new programs, rather than contemplation of old programs. – Niklaus Wirth

Programming Quotes #98

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You cannot teach beginners top-down programming because they don’t know which end is up. – Tony Hoare

Programming Quotes #97

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If you think it’s simple, then you have misunderstood the problem. – Bjarne Stroustrup

Programming Quotes #96

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Testing is not the point. The point is about responsibility. – Kent Beck

Programming Quotes #95

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Simplicity is hard to build, easy to use, and hard to charge for. Complexity is easy to build, hard to use, and easy to charge for. – Chris Sacca

Programming Quotes #94

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A common fallacy is to assume authors of incomprehensible code will be able to express themselves clearly in comments. – Kevlin Henney

Programming Quotes #93

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The cleaner and nicer the program, the faster it’s going to run. And if it doesn’t, it’ll be easy to make it fast. – Joshua Bloch

Programming Quotes #92

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Making code do what it’s supposed to do is the easy part. Handling the myriad ways it can go wrong is the real work. – Aaron Lozier