Programming

  • Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.
  • The beginning of the programmer’s wisdom is understanding the difference between getting program to run and having a runnable program.
  • I’m not anti-social; I’m just not user friendly.
  • Hey! It compiles! Ship it!
  • If Ruby is not and Perl is the answer, you don’t understand the question.
  • The more I C, the less I see.
  • COBOL programmers understand why women hate periods.
  • Michael Sinz: “Programming is like sex, one mistake and you have to support it for the rest of your life.”
  • If you give someone a program, you will frustrate them for a day; if you teach them how to program, you will frustrate them for a lifetime.
  • Programmers are tools for converting caffeine into code.
  • My attitude isn’t bad. It’s in beta.

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