Did you know that somebody already wrote an entire _book_ on this, based on _The Elements of…
John SJ Anderson
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Why yes, I did. There’s also a blog post with essentially the same title by Douglas Crockford. We all shared the same inspiration, but all have very different takes.

I opted for a much more literal translation, because I believe there are universal truths in the original text that transcend natural and programming language barriers.

Most of the broad strokes by Kernighan still hold, but some are clearly dated and obsolete: tied to extinct languages or features few people use anymore.