Code – November 2015

“Okay, one last minor change.”

“First you said simulate, don’t calculate. Now you’re telling me calculate, don’t simulate.” Yes, which is easier depends on context. – John D. Cook

“Some programming languages are good *if* you’re disciplined. This is backwards. Computers are good at discipline, humans are not.” – Kris Jenkins

In Ruby, everything is an object. In Clojure, everything is a list. In Javascript, everything is a terrible mistake.

“When practicing TDD, there are two ways to complete the green phase. Hard way: make the failing test pass. Easy way: delete the test.”

“It’s funny how Intel’s hyper-threading is basically the hardware guys telling the software guys they suck ass at parallel programming” – Jeff Atwood

“you guys suck at this so much we are going to make up these fake cores so you can keep the pipeline fed worth a damn”

“User interface is like a joke, if you have to explain it, it’s not that good.”

“imagine if microsoft decided you weren’t allowed to release other browsers for windows, just shells around IE6”

‘No matter how slow you are writing clean code, you will always be slower if you make a mess.’


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