Tag: Programming

Laws of Computer Programming

Any given program, when running, is obsolete. If a program is useful, it will have to be changed. If a program is useless, it will have to be documented. Any given program will expand to fill all available memory. The value of a program is proportional to the weight of its output. Program complexity grows until it exceeds the capability… Read more →

Trust me I am a programmer

1. “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 obvious deficiencies. The first method is far more difficult.” – C.A.R. Hoare (British computer scientist, winner of the 1980 Turing Award) 2.… Read more →