Web Programmer quotes

“ Walking on water and developing software from a specification are easy if both are frozen. ” – Edward V Berard

“ Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it. ” – Brian Kernighan

“ It’s not at all important to get it right the first time. It’s vitally important to get it right the last time. ” – Andrew Hunt and David Thomas

“ First, solve the problem. Then, write the code. ” – John Johnson

“ Should array indices start at 0 or 1? My compromise of 0.5 was rejected without, I thought, proper consideration. ” – Stan Kelly-Bootle

“ Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live. ” – Rick Osborne


“ Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand. ” – Martin Fowler

“ Software sucks because users demand it to. ” – Nathan Myhrvold

” First, solve the problem. Then, write the code. ” John Johnson

“ Linux is only free if your time has no value. ” – Jamie Zawinski

“ Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not tried it. ” – Donald Knuth

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