“It should be noted that no ethically-trained software engineer would ever consent to write a DestroyBaghdad procedure. Basic professional ethics would instead require him to write a DestroyCity procedure, to which Baghdad could be given as a parameter.”
- Douglas Crockford
“Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live”
- John Woods
"Every great developer you know got there by solving problems they were unqualified to solve until they actually did it."
- Patrick McKenzie