Amuse yourself …

Who said: ‘Some people, when confronted with a problem, think “I know, I’ll use regular expressions.” Now they have two problems.’

Click here to find out and read a whole bunch of other famous programming quotes.

While you’re geeking out, have a look at The Top 10 Ways to get screwed by the “C” programming language

… and finally, A Brief, Incomplete, and Mostly Wrong History of Programming Languages


  1. #1 Equisetum
    June 18, 2010

    I love this one:

    Perl – The only language that looks the same before and after RSA encryption.
    – Keith Bostic

    I wrote a quick and dirty Perl program a few years ago to convert csv data to sql insert statements. I looked at it about a year later and understood what was meant by Perl being a ‘write-only language’.

  2. #2 garry
    June 18, 2010

    #1 way to get screwed by the C language: use it.

  3. #3 LightningRose
    June 19, 2010

    Garry #3,

    Just as politicians who think government is the problem should never be allowed to govern, anyone who thinks ‘C’ is a problem should not be programming in ‘C’.

    If you can’t stand the heat, stay out of the kitchen.