20 Funny Programming Fact and Quotes

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1. Java is to Javascript like car is to carpet

2. It works on my machine

3. They named it .NET so it wouldn’t show up in a Unix directory listing

4. Some people, when confronted with a problem, think “I know, I’ll use regular expressions!”

5. It’s not a bug — it’s a feature

6. The cheapest, fastest, and most reliable components are those that aren’t there

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7. It works, but I don’t know why

8. Software is like cathedrals. First, we build them, then we pray

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9. Code never lies, comments sometimes do

10. I don’t care if it’s the proper way to do it, just get it done!

11. Cheap, fast, reliable — Pick two

12. Code as if the guy who ends up maintaining it will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live

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13. There are two difficult things in Software Engineering

14. The first rule of functions is that they should be small. The second rule of functions is that they should be smaller than that.

15. Beware of programmers who carry screwdrivers

16. A good programmer is someone who always looks both ways before crossing a one-way street

17. One bad programmer can easily create two full-time jobs a year

18. Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight

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19. There are 10 kinds of people — those who understand binary and those who don’t

20. What about 19 Jan 2038 at 3:14:07 AM?

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