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Top 10 Software Developer Quotes

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    Bill Gates "Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight."

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

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    Author Unknown "In order to understand recursion, one must first understand recursion."

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    Tom Cargill "The first 90% of the code accounts for the first 90% of the development time. The remaining 10% of the code accounts for the other 90% of the development time."

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    Rich Cook "Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe

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    Ralph Johnson "Before software can be reusable it first has to be usable."

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    C.A.R. Hoare "There are two ways of constructing a software design: One way is to make it so simple that there are obviously no deficiencies, and the other way is to make it so complicated that there are no

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    Mitch Ratcliffe "A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any other invention in human history, with the possible exceptions of handguns and tequila."

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    Jeremy S. Anderson "There are two major products that come out of Berkeley: LSD and UNIX. We don’t believe this to be a coincidence."

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    Gerald Weinberg "If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization."

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