Friday, February 29, 2008

"What's the story? First you tell us One Class, One Responsibility, and now you are giving us a pattern with two responsibilities in one class. The Composite Pattern manages a hierarchy AND it performs operations related to Menus." --Head First Design Patterns

Thursday, February 28, 2008

"There comes a time when we must refactor our code in order for it to grow. To not do so would leave us with rigid, inflexible code that has no hope of ever sprouting new life." --Head First Design Patterns

Wednesday, February 27, 2008

"With you as my Proxy, I'll be able to triple the amount of lunch money I can extract from friends!" --Head First Design Patterns: The Proxy Pattern

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

"At the beach, the Real Programmer is the one drawing flowcharts in the sand." --Unknown

Monday, February 25, 2008

"At a party, the Real Programmers are the ones in the corner talking about operating system security and how to get around it." --Unknown

Friday, February 22, 2008

"Real Programmers like Arithmetic IF statements-- they make the code more interesting." --Unknown

Thursday, February 21, 2008

"Real Programmers don't use Visual programs, they program right down on the bare metal. Visual programming is for feebs who can't do system programming." --Unknown

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

"Real Programmers don't know how to cook. Grocery stores aren't often open at 3 a.m., so they survive on peanut crackers and coffee." --Unknown

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

"A Real Programmer might or might not know his wife's name. He does, however, know the entire ASCII (or EBCDIC) code table." --Unknown

Monday, February 18, 2008

"Real Programmers write programs, not documentation." --Unknown

Friday, February 15, 2008

"Real Programmers write self-modifying code, especially if they can save 20 nanoseconds in the middle of a tight loop." --Unknown

Thursday, February 14, 2008

"That's the beauty of our profession, we can make things look like something they're not!" --Head First Design Patterns: The Adapter and Facade Patterns

Wednesday, February 13, 2008

"Real Programmers don't read manuals. Reliance on a reference manual is the hallmark of the novice and the coward." --Unknown

Tuesday, February 12, 2008

"Real Programmers don't draw flowcharts. Flowcharts are the illiterate's form of documentation. Cavemen drew flowcharts; look at how much good it did for them." --Unknown

Monday, February 11, 2008

"Real Programmers don't do documentation. Documentation is for simps who can't figure out the listing." --Unknown

Friday, February 08, 2008

"Real Programmers don't believe in schedules. Planners make up schedules. Managers "firm up" schedules. Frightened coders strive to meet schedules. Real Programmers ignore schedules." --Unknown

Thursday, February 07, 2008

"Real Programmers disdain structured programming. Structured programming is for compulsive neurotics who were prematurely toilet trained. They wear neckties and carefully line up sharp pencils on an otherwise clear desk." --Unknown

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

"Experience doesn't necessarily teach anything." --Gerald M. Weinberg        

"Experience doesn't necessarily teach anything." --Gerald M. Weinberg