Top 50 citate in programare

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Top 50 Programming Quotes of All Time

50. “Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the universe trying to build bigger and better idiots. So far, the universe is winning.”
– Rick Cook
49. “Lisp isn’t a language, it’s a building material.”
– Alan Kay.
48. “Walking on water and developing software from a specification are easy if both are frozen.”
– Edward V Berard
47. “They don’t make bugs like Bunny anymore.”
– Olav Mjelde.
46. “A programming language is low level when its programs require attention to the irrelevant.”
– Alan J. Perlis.
45. “A C program is like a fast dance on a newly waxed dance floor by people carrying razors.”
– Waldi Ravens.
44. “I have always wished for my computer to be as easy to use as my telephone; my wish has come true because I can no longer figure out how to use my telephone.”
– Bjarne Stroustrup
43. “Computer science education cannot make anybody an expert programmer any more than studying brushes and pigment can make somebody an expert painter.”
– Eric S. Raymond
42. “Don’t worry if it doesn’t work right. If everything did, you’d be out of a job.”
– Mosher’s Law of Software Engineering
41. “I think Microsoft named .Net so it wouldn’t show up in a Unix directory listing.”
– Oktal
40. “Fine, Java MIGHT be a good example of what a programming language should be like. But Java applications are good examples of what applications SHOULDN’T be like.”
– pixadel
39. “Considering the current sad state of our computer programs, software development is clearly still a black art, and cannot yet be called an engineering discipline.”
– Bill Clinton
38. “The use of COBOL cripples the mind; its teaching should therefore be regarded as a criminal offense.”
– E.W. Dijkstra
37. “In the one and only true way. The object-oriented version of ‘Spaghetti code’ is, of course, ‘Lasagna code’. (Too many layers).”
– Roberto Waltman.
36. “FORTRAN is not a flower but a weed — it is hardy, occasionally blooms, and grows in every computer.”
– Alan J. Perlis.
35. “For a long time it puzzled me how something so expensive, so leading edge, could be so useless. And then it occurred to me that a computer is a stupid machine with the ability to do incredibly smart things, while computer programmers are smart people with the ability to do incredibly stupid things. They are, in short, a perfect match.”
– Bill Bryson
34. “In My Egotistical Opinion, most people’s C programs should be indented six feet downward and covered with dirt.”
– Blair P. Houghton.
33. “When someone says: ‘I want a programming language in which I need only say what I wish done’, give him a lollipop.”
– Alan J. Perlis
32. “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
31. “Good design adds value faster than it adds cost.”
– Thomas C. Gale
30. “Python’s a drop-in replacement for BASIC in the sense that Optimus Prime is a drop-in replacement for a truck.”
– Cory Dodt
29. “Talk is cheap. Show me the code.”
– Linus Torvalds
28. “Perfection [in design] is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away.”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
27. “C is quirky, flawed, and an enormous success.”
– Dennis M. Ritchie.
26. “In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they’re not.”
– Yoggi Berra
25. “You can’t have great software without a great team, and most software teams behave like dysfunctional families.”
– Jim McCarthy
24. “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
23. “Programming is like kicking yourself in the face, sooner or later your nose will bleed.”
– Kyle Woodbury
22. “Perl – The only language that looks the same before and after RSA encryption.”
– Keith Bostic
21. “It is easier to port a shell than a shell script.”
– Larry Wall
20. “I invented the term ‘Object-Oriented’, and I can tell you I did not have C++ in mind.”
– Alan Kay
19. “Learning to program has no more to do with designing interactive software than learning to touch type has to do with writing poetry”
– Ted Nelson
18. “The best programmers are not marginally better than merely good ones. They are an order-of-magnitude better, measured by whatever standard: conceptual creativity, speed, ingenuity of design, or problem-solving ability.”
– Randall E. Stross
17. “If McDonalds were run like a software company, one out of every hundred Big Macs would give you food poisoning, and the response would be, ‘We’re sorry, here’s a coupon for two more.’ “
– Mark Minasi
16. “Beware of bugs in the above code; I have only proved it correct, not tried it.”
– Donald E. Knuth.
15. “Computer system analysis is like child-rearing; you can do grievous damage, but you cannot ensure success.”
– Tom DeMarco
14. “I don’t care if it works on your machine! We are not shipping your machine!”
– Vidiu Platon.
13. “Sometimes it pays to stay in bed on Monday, rather than spending the rest of the week debugging Monday’s code.”
– Christopher Thompson
12. “Measuring programming progress by lines of code is like measuring aircraft building progress by weight.”
– Bill Gates
11. “Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place. Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by definition, not smart enough to debug it.”
– Brian W. Kernighan.
10. “People think that computer science is the art of geniuses but the actual reality is the opposite, just many people doing things that build on each other, like a wall of mini stones.”
– Donald Knuth
9. “First learn computer science and all the theory. Next develop a programming style. Then forget all that and just hack.”
– George Carrette
8. “Most of you are familiar with the virtues of a programmer. There are three, of course: laziness, impatience, and hubris.”
– Larry Wall
7. “Most software today is very much like an Egyptian pyramid with millions of bricks piled on top of each other, with no structural integrity, but just done by brute force and thousands of slaves.”
– Alan Kay
6. “The trouble with programmers is that you can never tell what a programmer is doing until it’s too late.”
– Seymour Cray
5. “To iterate is human, to recurse divine.”
– L. Peter Deutsch
4. “On two occasions I have been asked [by members of Parliament]: ‘Pray, Mr. Babbage, if you put into the machine wrong figures, will the right answers come out?’ I am not able rightly to apprehend the kind of confusion of ideas that could provoke such a question.”
– Charles Babbage
3. “Most good programmers do programming not because they expect to get paid or get adulation by the public, but because it is fun to program.”
– Linus Torvalds
2. “Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live.”
– Martin Golding
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.”
– C.A.R. Hoare

Top 50 citate in programare

50. “Programarea in ziua de azi este o cursa intre programatorii care incearca sa faca aplicatii mai mari si mai usoare ca pentru idioti, si universul care incearca sa faca idioti mai mari. Pana acum universul castiga.” – Rick Cook

49. “LISP nu este un limbaj, este un material de constructie.” – Alan Kay

48. “Mersul pe apa si dezvoltarea unui soft pe baza unor specificatii sunt usoare daca ambele sunt inghetate.” – Edward V. Berard

47. “Nu se mai fac bug-uri ca Bunny…” (bugs like Bunny – Bugs Bunny) – Olav Mjelde

46.  “Un limbaj de programare este low-level atunci cand programele trebuie sa fie atente la lucruri irelevante.” – Alan J. Perlis

45. “Un program in C este ca un dans alert pe o podea proaspat ceruita a unor oameni care au in maini lame de ras.” – Waldi Ravens

44. “Intotdeauna mi-am dorit sa am un calculator la fel de usor de folosit ca telefonul; dorinta mi s-a indeplinit pentru ca mai nou nu reusesc sa-mi dau seama cum sa-mi folosesc telefonul.” – Bjarne Stroustrup

43. “Studiul programarii la scoala nu poate face din nimeni un programator expert, asa cum nici studiul pensulelor si al pigmentilor nu poate face din nimeni un pictor foarte bun.” – Eric S. Raymond

42. “Nu-ti fa griji daca nu merge totul. Daca ar merge, ai ramane fara slujba.” – Legea lui Mosher

41. “Cred ca .Net-ul lui Microsoft nu ar aparea intr-un listing al fisierelor sub Unix.” – Oktal

40. “Bine, Java POATE fi un bun exemplu despre cum ar trebui sa fie un limbaj de programare. Totusi aplicatiile Java sunt exemple foarte bune despre cum NU ar trebui sa fie o aplicatie.” – pixadel

39. “Luand in considerare starea actuala a programelor noastre, dezvoltarea software este clar magie neagra si nu poate fi numita stiinta inginereasca.” – Bill Clinton

38. “Folosirea limbajului COBOL te prosteste; predarea lui ar trebui sa fie considerata un act criminal.” – Edsger W. Dijkstra

37. “Versiunea orientata pe obiecte a codului ‘Spaghetti’ este, desigur, codul ‘Lasagna’. (Prea multe straturi).” – Roberto Waltman

36. “FORTRAN nu este o floare ci o buruiana – e rezistenta, infloreste ocazional si creste in toate calculatoarele.” – Alan J. Perlis

35. “Mult timp m-a intrigat sa vad cum ceva asa scump, asa avantgardist, poate fi asa inutil. Apoi mi-am dat seama ca un calculator este o masina proasta care poate sa faca lucruri incredibil de istete, pe cand programatorii sunt oameni destepti care pot sa faca niste lucruri incredibil de stupide. Se potrivesc perfect.” – Bill Bryson

34. “In opinia mea, majoritatea programelor in C ar trebui indentate cu 2 metri in jos si acoperite cu pamant.” – Blair P. Houghton

33. “Cand cineva zice: ‘Vreau un limbaj de programare in care doar sa zic ce vreau sa obtin’, ii dau o acadea.” – Alan J. Perils

32. “Evolutia limbajelor de programare: FORTRAN este un limbaj ‘non-typed’ (fara tipuri). C este un limbaj ‘weakly typed’. ADA este un limbaj ‘strongly typed’. C++ este un limbaj ‘strongly hyped’”. – Ron Secerly (vedeti type safety).

31. “Un proiect bun adauga valoare mai repede decat adauga costuri.” – Thomas C. Gale

30. “Python este un inlocuitor pentru BASIC asa cum Optimus Prime este un inlocuitor pentru un camion.” – Cory Dodt

29. “Vorbitul e gratis. Arata-mi codul.” – Linus Torvalds

28. “Perfectiunea [in proiectare] este atinsa nu cand nu mai e nimic de adaugat ci atunci cand nu mai e nimic de eliminat.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry

27. “C este fitos, gresit, si cu un succes enorm.” – Dennis M. Ritchie

26. “In teorie, teoria si practica sunt totuna. In practica, nu sunt.” – Yoggi Berra

25. “Nu poti avea un program bun fara o echipa buna, si majoritatea echipelor se comporta ca niste famili disfunctionale.” – Jim McCarthy

24. “PHP este un rau minor facut de niste amatori incompetenti, pe cand Perl este un rau necesar, facut de profesionisti talentati dar perversi.” – Jim Ribbens

23. “Programarea este ca si cum ti-ai trage un pumn in fata: mai devreme sau mai tarziu iti va sangera nasul.” – Kyle Woodbury

22. “Perl – singurul limbaj care arata la fel inainte si dupa criptarea RSA.” – Keith Bostic

21. “E mai usor sa portezi un interpretor decat sa portezi un script.” – Larry Wall

20. “Eu am inventat termenul ‘orientat pe obiecte’ si iti spun ca nu la C++ ma gandeam atunci.” – Alan Kay

19. “Invatarea programarii n-are nimic de-a face cu proiectarea softurilor interactive asa cum invatarea tastarii n-are nimic de-a face cu scrisul poeziilor.” – Ted Nelson

18. “Cei mai buni programatori nu sunt doar usor mai buni decat cei buni. Sunt la un nivel superior, masurat prin orice standard: creativitate, viteza, ingeniozitatea design-ului sau abilitatea de a rezolva probleme.” – Randall E. Stross

17. “Daca McDonalds ar fi condus ca o companie de software, unu din o suta Big Mac-uri v-ar da o toxi-infectie alimentara si raspunsul ar fi ‘Ne cerem scuze, poftiti un cupon pentru inca doua.’” – Mark Minasi

16. “Atentie la bug-uri in codul de mai sus; eu doar l-am demonstrat corect, nu l-am testat.” – Donald E. Knuth

15. “Analiza sistemelor computerizate este ca si cresterea copiilor – poti face stricaciuni enorme dar nu pot asigura succesul.” – Tom Demarco

14. “Nu-mi pasa daca merge pe calculatorul tau! Noi nu trimitem calculatorul tau!” – Vidiu Platon

13. “Uneori e mai bine sa stai in pat lunea decat sa-ti petreci restul saptamanii depanand codul de luni.” – Christopher Thompson

12. “Masurarea progresului unui proiect prin numarul de linii de cod scrise este ca si masurarea progresului constructiei unui avion prin greutatea sa.” – Bill Gates

11. “Depanarea este de doua ori mai grea decat scrierea codului. Deci, daca scrii cel mai bun cod pe care-l poti scrie, atunci cu siguranta esti prea prost ca sa-l depanezi.” – Brian W. Kernighan

10. “Lumea crede ca informatica este arta geniilor dar realitatea este chiar opusa, sunt multi oameni care construiesc dupa alti oameni, ca un zid din caramizi.” – Donald Knuth

9. “In primul rand, invata informatica si toata teoria. In al doilea rand, dezvolta-ti un stil de programare. La sfarsit, uita totul si doar programeaza.” – George Carrette

8. “Multi sunteti familiarizati cu virtutiile unui programator. Sunt trei, desigur: lenea, nerabdarea si aroganta.” – Larry Wall

7. “Majoritatea softului din ziua de azi e ca piramidele egiptene – milioane de blocuri puse unul peste celalalt fara o integritate structurala, dar facute prin forta bruta si mii de sclavi.” – Alan Kay

6. “Problema cu programatorii este ca nu stii ce face un programator pana nu e prea tarziu.” – Seymour Cray

5. “A scrie liniar este uman, a scrie recursiv este divin.” – L. Peter Deutsch

4. “De doua ori am fost intrebat [de membrii Parlamentului: ‘Dl. Babbage, daca introduceti date gresite in calculator, va iesi totusi rezultatul corect?’. Nu-mi pot imagina ce confuzie poate produce o astfel de intrebare.” – Charles Babbage

3. “Cei mai multi programatori buni programeaza nu pentru ca vor bani sau recunostinta ci pentru ca e distractiv sa programezi.” – Linus Torvalds

2. “Programeaza intotdeauna ca si cum cel care ajunge sa faca mentenanta codului ar fi un psihopat violent care stie unde locuiesti.” – Martin Golding

1. “Sunt doua moduri de proiectare a unui program. Unul este sa-l faci atat de simplu incat sa nu poata sa aiba deficiente. Al doilea este sa-l faci atat de complicat incat sa nu aiba deficiente evidente.” – C.A.R. Hoare

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