Great Quotes on Computer Programming

{YBA} Few good quotes abou computer programmings, If you have some best quotes on computer software hardware or other topics must be send us.

Abelson and Sussman
“Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for machines to execute.”

Ryan Campbell
“Commenting your code is like cleaning your bathroom — you never want to do it, but it really does create a more pleasant experience for you and your guests.”

Jeff Atwood
“We have to stop optimizing for programmers and start optimizing for users.”

John Carmack
“Low-level programming is good for the programmer’s soul.”

Steve McConnell
“It’s OK to figure out murder mysteries, but you shouldn’t need to figure out code.  You should be able to read it.”

Edsger Dijkstra
“If we wish to count lines of code, we should not regard them as ‘lines produced’ but as ‘lines spent.’”

Kreitzberg and Shneiderman
“Programming can be fun, so can cryptography, however they should not be combined.”

Ralph Johnson
“Before software should be reusable, it should be usable.”

Rod Michael
“If you automate a mess, you get an automated mess.’

Dan Hurvitz
“Looking at code you wrote more than two weeks ago is like looking at code you are seeing for the first time.”

Alan Perlis
“It is easier to change the specification to fit the program than vice versa.”

Mary Shaw
“Less than 10% of the code has to do with the ostensible purpose of the system, the rest deals with input-output, data validation, data structure maintenance, and other housekeeping.”

Alan Perlis
“If you have a procedure with ten parameters, you probably missed some.”

Bill Venners
“How rare it is that maintaining someone else’s code is akin to entering a beautifully designed building, which you admire as you walk around and plan how to add a wing or do some redecorating. More often, maintaining someone else’s code is like being thrown headlong into a big pile of slimy, smelly garbage.”

Alex Lowe
“Code generation, like drinking alcohol, is good in moderation.”

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