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Some great links to Quotes on Programming and Software Development #fun #bastacon

Posted by jpluimers on 2011/02/23

Many, many nice sayings have been done about Programming, Software Development, the people that do the work, etc.

I collected a few links to nice lists of them, and used some of them at my talk on The Best C# Extension Methods at the BASTA! Spring 2011 conference this week in Darmstadt, Germany (yes, I do speak German, don’t ask me about my German writing though <g>).

A few teasers:

Programming is similar to a game of golf.  The point is not getting the ball in the hole but how many strokes it takes.
~Harlan Mills

If debugging is the process of removing software bugs, then programming must be the process of putting them in.
Edsger Dijkstra

They don’t make bugs like Bunny anymore.
~Olav Mjelde

So here it goes:

Enjoy ;-)

BTW:
You can download all the sample code on my session from our bo.codeplex.com sourcecode repository.
If you want a PDF of the slides, just drop me an e-mail.

–jeroen

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