Code – January 2016

Everyone left the office when they heard GitHub went down, even though they don’t actually use version control.

“Truth can only be found in one place: the code.” – Robert C. Martin

“Pretty messed up that not a single candidate has been asked to whiteboard simple graph algorithms” – Jordan Scales

“Do the simplest thing that could possibly work.” – Kent Beck

“Let’s be honest with ourselves. Rewriting a codebase will take longer than evolving the code you have. It’s still sometimes worth doing.” – Sarah Mei

“The hardest problem in computer science is not being an opinionated jerk about everything.” – Nick Takayama

“Sure, I’ve heard of functional programming. That’s where you have objects that represent all of your domain ‘functions’.”

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

“Duplication is the primary enemy of a well-designed system.” – Robert C. Martin

“Getting moderately good at programming has taken about 20 years longer than I expected.” – John D. Cook


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