Computer Quotes – Fresh Collection

{YBA} Computer Quotes on Programming Languages and Education for Teachers and Students.

Anonymous User
Manually managing blocks of memory in C is like juggling bars of soap in a prison shower: It’s all fun and games until you forget about one of them.

Jeff Polk
There’s no obfuscated Perl contest because it’s pointless.

Alan Kay
Java is the most distressing thing to hit computing since MS-DOS.

Bertrand Meyer
There are only two things wrong with C++:  The initial concept and the implementation.

Mark Andreesen, speaking of the HTML tag BLINK
It was a joke, okay?  If we thought it would actually be used, we wouldn’t have written it,

Michelle Bustamante
Web Services are like teenage sex.  Everyone is talking about doing it, and those who are actually doing it are doing it badly.

Keith Bostic
Perl: The only language that looks the same before and after RSA encryption.

Yukihiro Matsumoto, aka “Matz”, creator of Ruby
I didn’t work hard to make Ruby perfect for everyone, because you feel differently from me.  No language can be perfect for everyone. I tried to make Ruby perfect for me, but maybe it’s not perfect for you. The perfect language for Guido van Rossum is probably Python.

Charles Simonyi
XML is not a language in the sense of a programming language any more than sketches on a napkin are a language.

Seymour Papert
BASIC is to computer programming as QWERTY is to typing.

David Keppel
It has been discovered that C++ provides a remarkable facility for concealing the trivial details of a program – such as where its bugs are.

Dennis Ritchie
UNIX is simple.  It just takes a genius to understand its simplicity.

Jamie Zawinski
Some people, when confronted with a problem, think ‘I know, I’ll use regular expressions.’  Now they have two problems.

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