Code – March 2016

Many people tell me they get the error “undefined is not a function” a lot, but I usually get “‘undefined’ has already been declared”

“The lurking suspicion that something could be simplified is the world’s richest source of rewarding challenges.” – Edsger Dijkstra

“UNIX was not designed to stop its users from doing stupid things, as that would also stop them from doing clever things.” – Doug Gwyn

“The proper use of comments is to compensate for our failure to express ourself in code.” – Robert C. Martin

“Programming is not a zero-sum game. Teaching something to a fellow programmer doesn’t take it away from you.” – John Carmack

“My definition of an expert in any field is a person who knows enough about what’s really going on to be scared.” – P. J. Plauger

“A user interface is well-designed when the program behaves exactly how the user thought it would.” – Joel Spolsky

“It’s a curious thing about our industry: not only do we not learn from our mistakes, we also don’t learn from our successes.”-K Braithwaite

“One bad programmer can easily create two new jobs a year.” – David Parnas

“Deleted code is debugged code.” – Jeff Sickel


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