Quotes on Coding , Software and Projects

“Before software can be reusable it first has to be usable.”
Ralph Johnson

 “Java is C++ without the guns, knives, and clubs”
James Gosling, co-inventor of Java

“Coding styles are like assholes, everyone has one and no one likes anyone elses.”
Eric Warmenhoven

“Documentation is like sex: when it is good, it is very, very good; and when it is bad, it is better than nothing.”
Dick Brandon

“Once you’re done writing the code, never open it again unless you want to see how uncomprehensible and utterly ridiculous it really is.”
Raphael Sazonov

“Programming is like sex: one mistake and you have to support it for the rest of your life.”
Michael Sinz

“The evolution of languages: FORTRAN is a non-typed language. C is a weakly typed language. Ada is a strongly typed language. C++ is a strongly hyped language.”
Ron Sercely

“The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should therefore be regarded as a criminal offense”
Edsger Dijkstra

“Writing in C or C++ is like running a chain saw with all the safety guards removed.”
Bob Gray

 “Always program as if the person who will be maintaining your program is a violent psychopath that knows where you live.”
Martin Golding

“I invented it, Bill made it famous.”
David Bradley (wrote the code for Ctrl-Alt-Delete on the IBM PC) 

“Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later”
F. Brooks, The Mythical Man-Month.