Blogpost 5
March, 2023

30 Inspiring developers quotes with visuals

There are plenty of developer’s quotes on the internet. We’ve decided to turn some of them into high quality visuals in order to share them on our twitter account. We hope to create many more in order to inspire you to become better programmer. If you want to look smart in front of your colleagues you might want to memorize some of them.

1. About good programmers

Any fool can write code that a computer can understand.

Good programmers write code that humans can understand.

About good programmers

2. Root cause

Fix the cause not the symptom.

Fix the cause not the symptom

3. Startup life

100% of people who think you’re crazy for building a startup have a boring life.

Startup life

4. Code usage

Code will be written once, while it will be read multiple times.

Code Usage

5. Computers philosophy

Computers are useless. They can only give you answers.

computers philosophy

6. Weekend work

Coding on the weekend is overrated.

Twitter source

programming during weekends

7. On efficiency

Simplicity is the soul of efficiency.

development efficiency

8. Upward compatible

I’ve finally learned what ‘upward compatible’ means. It means we get to keep all our old mistakes.

development efficiency

9. Friday Deploys

Deploying on a Friday is just asking for a terrible weekend.

Twitter source

Deploying on friday

10. Software maintenance

Software being done is like lawn being mowed.

software maintainance

11. Explaining Programming

The trouble with programmers is that you can never tell what a programmer is doing … until it’s too late.

explaining programming

12. Copying code

As a software engineer, it’s 100% ok to plagiarize as long as it’s from yourself.

Twitter source

copying code from others

13. Understanding tests

Testing leads to failure, and failure leads to understanding.

understanding failing tests

14. Engineers redundancy

Don’t worry if it doesn’t work right.

If everything did, you’d be out of a job.

Engineer’s redundancy

15. Code Value

You say: Not all the code is worth testing

I hear: Not all the code is worth writing

Twitter source

Code value

16. Invisible error

The best error message is the one that never shows up

invisible error

17. Different kinds of programming languages

There are only two kinds of programming languages:

  1. the ones nobody uses
  2. the ones people always bitch about

diffrent kinds of programming languages

18. Human emotions

Code scales easy, care doesn’t.

Twitter source

scaling customer support

19. User intentions

The most important property of a program is wether it accomplishes the intention of its user.

user intentions

20. Free software

Software is like sex: It’s better when it’s free.

user intentions

21. User centered program

Write code to benefit your users, not for your convenience.

Twitter source

user centered program

22. Break programming rules

Learning the art of programming, like most other disciplines, consists of first learning the rules and then learning when to break them.

break programming rules

23. Documenting code

Good code is it’s own best documentation.

documenting code

24. On Building

1 hour of struggling to build something is probably equal to working trough 10 hours of a tutorial.

Twitter source

documenting code

25. Productive deleting code

On my most productive day, I’ve deleted a 1000 lines of code.

deleting code

26. Programming guidelines

Good programmers use their brains, but good guidelines save us having to think out every case.

programming guidelines

27. Parts of software development

People are often surprised when I tell them that writing code is just a small part of software development

Twitter source

Parts of software development

28. Code length

Coding is like poetry, it should be short and concise

code length

29. Learning programming

Programming takes time. You need to be patient.

on learning programming

30. Finishing projects

Finishing projects is as important as starting them.

You will feel great after a project is done.

Twitter source

finishing projects

Best of luck

With all this inspiring developers quotes, we hope that you’ll have a fruitful day ahead 😊

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