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My professor once said: „When you fire your worst employee, give him the best recommendations so he can go work for your competitor”

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Citate de programatori – partea IV

„Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live.” – John F. Woods


I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
Douglas Adams


Debugging is twice as hard as writing the program, so if you write the program as cleverly as you can, by definition, you won’t be clever enough to debug it.



PHP is a minor evil perpetrated and created by incompetent amateurs, whereas Perl is a great and insidious evil, perpetrated by skilled but perverted professionals.
Jon Ribbens


[Sonium] someone speak python here?
[lucky] SSSSS
[Sonium] the programming language


„I don’t care if it works on your machine! We are not shipping your machine!”

It’s the blog tagline of one Ovidiu Platon, Romanian Microsoft Student Partner [link ] Unfortunately it disagrees with the „Works on my machine” Certification. Damn shame!


„If the user can’t find it, the function’s not there”

„It’s my blog tagline 🙂 ” [link ] I’ll probably change it and keep it for when I grow up.


„In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they aren’t even close”
It can be applied to many fields, but goes great with programming.

Citate de programatori – partea III

„Mostly, when you see programmers, they aren’t doing anything. One of the attractive things about programmers is that you cannot tell whether or not they are working simply by looking at them. Very often they’re sitting there seemingly drinking coffee and gossiping, or just staring into space. What the programmer is trying to do is get a handle on all the individual and unrelated ideas that are scampering around in his head.”
Charles M Strauss


There are 10 kinds of people in the world – those who understand binary and those who don’t.


Pasting code from the internet into production code is like chewing gum found in the street.


GOTO is a four letter word.
Edsger W. Dijkstra



„Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning.”
Rich Cook

Citate de programatori – partea II

Your mom is so fat she sat on a binary tree and turned it into a linked list in constant time!


Saying Java is good because it works on all OSes is like saying anal sex is good because it works on all genders.


„If builders built buildings the way programmers wrote programs, then the next woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization.” – Unknown.

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Citate de programatori – partea I

Cateva din ele mi s-au parut intersante, unele utile si altele doar amuzante. Oricum sper sa va placa „serialul” pe care il voi propune. Sa incepem :

„The programmer who wrote this should be shot, but then again, many programmers should be shot.”

Premature optimization is the root of all evil in programming.
–C.A.R. Hoare

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Citate utile in viata

Am gasit de curand cateva citate care mi-au placut si am zis sa le impart cu ceilalti :

“Experienta este cel mai dur profesor, pentru ca intai iti da testul si apoi iti spune care era lectia.” (Vernon Law)
“Toata lumea se plange ca nu are memorie,dar nimeni nu se vaita ca nu are logica.” (La Rochefoucault)
“Daca gasesti un drum fara obstacole, probabil ca drumul acela nu duce nicaieri.” (J. F. Kennedy)
“Multi indivizi din societatea moderna sunt ca barcagii: trag la vasle dar stau cu spatele la viitor.” (Henry Coanda)

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