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As true today as it was when the book was written. “The psychology of computer programming” by @JerryWeinberg, 1971.

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/07/02

@ingorammer on Twitter [WayBack] a while back:

As true today as it was when the book was written. “The psychology of computer programming” by @JerryWeinberg, 1971:

Specifications evolve together with programs and programmers. Writing a programis a process of learning – both for the programmer and the person who commissions the program. Morover, this learning takes place in the context of a particular machine, a particular programming language, a particular programmer or programming team in a particular working environment, and a particular set of historical events that determine not just the form of the code but also what the code does!

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–jeroen

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