Engineers – March 2015

“The engineer that wrote this can get in here and fix it themdamnselves.”

“I don’t need tests: tests are for people who write bugs.”

“First do it, then do it right, then do it fast”

“People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware” – Alan Kay

“I don’t care if it works on your machine! We are not shipping your machine!”

“Arguing about whether software development is art or engineering is like arguing whether light is a wave or a particle.”

“Code is easy, people are hard. It often takes the best engineers the longest to realize this.”

“I know engineers. They LOVE to change things.” -Star Trek I

“Quality is never an accident; it is always the result of high intention, sincere effort, intelligent direction and skillful execution; it represents the wise choice of many alternatives.”

“When in doubt, use brute force” – Butler Lampson


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