Developers – March 2015

“Please stop commenting code that isn’t obvious. Create a function instead.”

“I’d really hate to see what Irregular Expressions look like…”

“Code should run as fast as necessary, but no faster; something important is always traded away to increase speed” – R. Pattis

“Sometimes when I’m writing Javascript I want to throw up my hands and say “this is bullshit!” but I can never remember what “this” refers to”

“Simplification is often the difference between doing something you know you should do and putting it off.” -Scott Adams

“Simplification frees up energy, making everything else you do just a little bit easier.” -Scott Adams

“‘TODO: fix this hack’ is the Snooze button of development”

“Programmers spend all day arguing with punctuation, and you wonder why we have poor social skills?”

“Darn it, that’s the THIRD “off-by-two” error today! Or was it the fifth?”

“So the main benefit of the open floor plan office is that it created a bigger market for headphones?”


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