Fun but so true

Some of my favorite quotes about software engineering.


If builders built houses the way programmers built programs, the first woodpecker to come along would destroy civilization. – Gerald Weinberg

There are only two hard things in computer science: cache invalidation and naming things. – Phil Karlton


Don’t comment bad code – rewrite it. – B. W. Kernighan & P. J. Plaugher

Refactoring is often compared to gardening; it is never finished. – Scott Rosenberg


First, nothing is as permanent as a temporary fix. Most of these remain in place for the next year or two. – Michael T. Nygard


Meetings are places where minutes are taken and hours are lost. – Anonymous?