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Programmers’ hardest tasks

Posted by jpluimers on 2015/08/25

It took me a while to find the original illustration (especially as it was copied so often in low quality), but below it is.

Martin Wienold made a great joke based on it last year:

There are only two hard problems

  1. naming things
  2. cache invalidation
  3. off-by-one errors


via: G+; Programmers’ hardest tasks.

Original (October 2013): Don’t go into programming if you don’t have a good thesaurus | ITworld.

Programmer's Hardest Tasks

Programmer’s Hardest Tasks


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