Code – November 2015

“I’m not a fan of git because I have to commit and then sync in order to check things in. Those should be one step.”

Hipster (noun) – used by Web Dinosaurs™ to label any framework, library or technology they don’t understand.

“It’s one thing to use an approximation *knowing* that it’s good enough. It’s another to use an approximation *hoping* that it’s good enough.”

If your “refactoring” breaks things, it’s not refactoring

“Nothing gets me out of bed in the morning like the thought of appeasing all key stakeholders.”

“Oh baby, you’re one hell of a smart object. I’d rasterize that any day.” – Designer Dirty Talk

“Let’s delete a few layers” – Designer Dirty Talk

“The difference between a Senior and a Lead developer is that the Lead has a larger collection of GIFs ready for Slack.”

“The skill of a programmer doesn’t lie in writing code, it’s in piecing together bits of code copied off the internet”

‘Fancy algorithms are slow when n is small, and n is usually small.’ — Rob Pike

“Good variable naming is not in the budget. From now on, there’s a 10 second time limit on naming anything.”

“My opinions are my own and do not represent the views of my employer… …because they don’t trust me.”

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Write a program to fish for him and you maintain it for a lifetime.” – Tim Hopper

“Definitions are a way of making sure stupid ideas don’t even compile.”

“Every corner you cut today just gets added to the pile of sharp corners that will cut you and your team at a future date.”


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