Write Code For Humans

365 Days of Programmer Wisdom

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

I once heard ...
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The Two Kinds of Programming Languages

365 Days of Programmer Wisdom

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“There are only two kinds of languages: the ones people complain about and the ones nobody uses.”
Bjarne Stroustrup

A lot of beginners in t...
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Code isn't Measured by Weight

365 Days of Programmer Wisdom

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“Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.”
Bill Gates

Eons ago (in tech year...
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Geniuses Remove Complexity

365 Days of Programmer Wisdom

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“Fools ignore complexity. Pragmatists suffer it. Some can avoid it. Geniuses remove it.”
Alan Perlis

Most people believe that programming i...
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Somewhere Between Artist and Engineer

365 Days of Programmer Wisdom

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“Software is a great combination between artistry and engineering”
Bill Gates

One of the great parts of building software is that it engage...
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