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It's certainly easy to calculate the average attendance for Perl conferences. -- Larry Wall
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UTSL, which Maxine at first takes for an anagram of LUST or possibly SLUT but later learns is Unix for Use The Source, Luke. -- Thomas Pynchon
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The most beautiful programming language in the world is useless unless it allows you to write the program that you need. -- Axel Rauschmayer
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The most powerful programming language is Lisp. If you don't know Lisp (or its variant, Scheme), you don't appreciate what a powerful language is. Once you learn Lisp you will see what is missing in most other languages. -- Richard Stallman
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Jed Perl writes precisely and ecstatically. Antoine' s Alphabet is a history and a fairy tale, a work of criticism, and a work of art. -- Jonathan Safran Foer
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If you are a programmer working in 2006 and you don't know the basics of characters, character sets, encodings, and Unicode, and I catch you, I'm going to punish you by making you peel onions for six months in a submarine. -- Joel Spolsky
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Just as dogs often come to resemble their owners, it seems that programming languages end up reflecting the temperaments and personalities of their creators in some subtle ways, -- Nick Parish
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The world has become a larger place. The universe has been expanding, and Perl's been expanding along with the universe. -- Larry Wall
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Larry Wall's classic Programming Perl described the three programmer's virtues: hubris, laziness, and impatience. -- C.j.s. Hayward
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Pascal and C are special-purpose languages for manipulating the registers and memory of a von Neumann-style computer. -- Peter Norvig
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A powerful programming language is more than just a means for instructing a computer to perform tasks. The language also serves as a framework within which we organize our ideas about processes. -- Hal Abelson
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One of the most important and fascinating of all computer languages is Lisp (standing for "List Processing"), which was invented by John McCarthy around the time Algol was invented. -- Douglas Hofstadter
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Real programmers don't write in PL/I. PL/I is for programmers who can't decide whether to write in COBOL or FORTRAN. -- Tom Van Vleck
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The greatest single programming language ever designed -- Alan Kay
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When I announced the development of Perl 6, I said it was going to be a community design. I designed Perl, myself. It's limited by my own brain power. So I wanted Perl 6 to be a community design. -- Larry Wall
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C++ is my favorite garbage collected language because it generates so little garbage -- Bjarne Stroustrup
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LISP programmers know the value of everything and the cost of nothing. -- Alan Perlis
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Lisp is still #1 for key algorithmic techniques such as recursion and condescension. -- Verity Stob
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I use emacs, which might be thought of as a thermonuclear word processor. -- Neal Stephenson
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A language that doesn't affect the way you think about programming is not worth knowing. -- Alan Perlis
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The most important thing in the programming language is the name. A language will not succeed without a good name. I have recently invented a very good name and now I am looking for a suitable language. -- Donald Knuth
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Notepad++ or any advanced editor. All you need to do is copy the code and paste it into Notepad. Upon execution, you will get the output as depicted in the -- Aravind Shenoy
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C is the assembly language of Tcl. -- Karl Lehenbauer
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Computer languages differ not so much in what they make possible, but in what they make easy. -- Larry Wall
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The most disastrous thing that you can ever learn is your first programming language. -- Alan Kay
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Pretty much everything on the web uses those two things: C and UNIX. The browsers are written in C. The UNIX kernel - that pretty much the entire Internet runs on - is written in C. -- Rob Pike
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C++ is the only current language making COBOL look good -- Bertrand Meyer
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It is formatted, and I'm tired of using vi. I get really bored. -- Bill Joy
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C++ is a language strongly optimized for liars and people who go by guesswork and ignorance. -- Erik Naggum
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It is not the language that makes programs appear simple. It is the programmer that make the language appear simple! -- Robert C. Martin
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The only way to learn a new programming language is by writing programs in it. -- Dennis Ritchie
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A programming language is for thinking about programs, not for expressing programs you've already thought of. It should be a pencil, not a pen. -- Paul Graham
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Syntax must be bad, having sin and tax in it. -- Will Rogers
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there are some problems no Unix command can address. -- Aeleen Frisch
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Wh<>ong>oong> has the data has the p<>ong>oong>wer. -- Tim O'reilly
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Unix is simple and coherent, but it takes a genius (or at any rate, a programmer) to understand and appreciate the simplicity.. -- Dennis Ritchie
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decode........... -- Robin S. Sharma
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My favorite programming languages are Lisp and C. However, since around 1992 I have worked mainly on free software activism, which means I am too busy to do much programming. Around 2008 I stopped doing programming projects. -- Richard Stallman
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CSV (fields separated by commas, double quotes used to escape commas, no continuation lines) is rarely found under Unix. -- Eric S. Raymond
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Between rounds of speed chess I read enough of a programming manual to teach myself to write programs on the school's DEC mainframe in the language Basic. -- Eric Allin Cornell
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Emacs is written in Lisp, which is the only computer language that is beautiful. -- Neal Stephenson
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Beyond 100,000 lines of code, you should probably be coding in Ada. -- P. J. Plauger
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A programming language is a tool that has profound influence on our thinking habits. -- Edsger Dijkstra
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APL is a mistake, carried through to perfection. It is the language of the future for the programming techniques of the past: it creates a new generation of coding bums. -- Edsger Dijkstra
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It seems certain that much of the success of Unix follows from the readability, modifiability, and portability of its software. -- Dennis Ritchie
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It is not only the violin that shapes the violinist, we are all shaped by the tools we train ourselves to use, and in this respect programming languages have a devious influence: they shape our thinking habits. -- Edsger W. Dijkstra
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Programming language is very specific to instructing a computer to do a particular structure of a sequence. It's the very way you tell the machine what you want it to do. -- Brian Kernighan
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My programming language was solder. -- Terry Pratchett
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Languages are true analytical methods. -- Antoine Lavoisier
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Old Enochian running on neural wetware is not the fastest procedural language ever invented, and it's semantics make AppleScript look like a thing of elegance and beauty -- Charles Stross
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I don't know what the language of the year 2000 will look like, but I know it will be called Fortran. -- Tony Hoare
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FORTRAN is not a flower but a weed - it is hardy, occasionally blooms, and grows in every computer. -- Alan Perlis
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It is easy to program in Ruby, but Ruby is not a simple language. -- Stefan Wintermeyer
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In our daily lives as programmers, we process text strings a lot. So I tried to work hard on text processing, namely the string class and regular expressions. Regular expressions are built into the language and are very tuned up for use. -- Yukihiro Matsumoto
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I define UNIX as 30 definitions of regular expressions living under one roof. -- Donald Knuth
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Lisp has all the visual appeal of oatmeal with fingernail clippings mixed in. -- Larry Wall
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Thanks to the redundancy of language, yxx cxn xndxrstxnd whxt x xm wrxtxng xvxn xf x rxplxcx xll thx vxwxls wxth xn "x" (t gts lttl hrdr f y dn't vn kn whr th vwls r) -- Steven Pinker
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Universal coding for computers is sought that uses relative addresses and a pseudocode and that assembles and translates, printing out a directory of final addresses of key commands, variables, and constants. -- Saul Gorn
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I know Quine, by the way. Real asshole. -- William Gibson
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I didn't work hard to make Ruby perfect for everyone, because you feel differently from me. No language can be perfect for everyone. I tried to make Ruby perfect for me, but maybe it's not perfect for you. The perfect language for Guido van Rossum is probably Python. -- Yukihiro Matsumoto
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We were not out to win over the Lisp programmers; we were after the C++ programmers. We managed to drag a lot of them about halfway to Lisp. -- Guy Steele
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Here is a language so far ahead of its time, that it was not only an improvement on its predecessors, but also on nearly all its successors. -- Tony Hoare
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My favorite language for maintainability is Python. It has simple, clean syntax, object encapsulation, good library support, and optional named parameters. -- Bram Cohen
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I've already learned Parseltongue. What else is there?"
"Elvish. -- Michelle Hodkin
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C has all the expressive power of two dixie cups and a string. -- Jamie Zawinski
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I suppose I should learn Lisp, but it seems so foreign. -- Paul Graham
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The purpose of most computer languages is to lengthen your resume by a word and a comma. -- Larry Wall
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Unix is like a toll road on which you have to stop every 50 feet to pay another nickel. But hey! You only feel 5 cents poorer each time. -- Larry Wall
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Do you know what my name is, converted to binary code?"
He looked at her. "Is Tanzie your full name?"
"No. But it's the one I use."
He blew out his cheeks. "Um. Okay. 01010100 01100001 01101110 01111010 01101001 01100101."
"Did you say 1010 at the end? Or 0101?"
"1010. Duh. -- Jojo Moyes
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XML combines the efficiency of text files with the readability of binary files -- Andrew S. Tanenbaum
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C is a razor-sharp tool, with which one can create an elegant and efficient program or a bloody mess. -- Brian Kernighan
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But, of course, the point of a programming language is that you don't just read it; you write it, too. You make it do things for you. And this, I think, is where Ruby shines ( ... ) -- Robin Sloan
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Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the universe, or you just want to pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer programming is an essential skill to learn -- Stephen Hawking
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I write in code. -- Abigail George
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We toast the Lisp programmer who pens his thoughts within nests of parentheses. -- Alan Perlis
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As of today, the Postfix mail transport agent has almost 50,000 lines of code, comments not included. -- Wietse Venema
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If I were to pick a language to use today other than Java, it would be Scala -- James Gosling
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I'm still uncertain about the language declaration syntax ... -- Dennis Ritchie
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I have written my own screen version of Pern, but had no buyers yet. -- Anne Mccaffrey
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The properties of executability and universality associated with programming languages can be combined, in a single language, with the well-known properties of mathematical notation which make it such an effective tool of thought. -- Kenneth E. Iverson
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Programming is not easy like Sunday morning, it is silent poetry. -- Waseem Latif
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That is a language for ordering
the slaughter and gutting of hogs, for
counting stacks of cans. Groceries
are all you are good for. Leave
the soul to us. Eat shit. -- Margaret Atwood
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I can't remember what my first script was. -- Tom Stoppard
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FORTRAN, the infantile disorder, by now nearly 20 years old, is hopelessly inadequate for whatever computer application you have in mind today: it is now too clumsy, too risky, and too expensive to use. -- Edsger Dijkstra
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Most programming languages are decidedly inferior to mathematical notation and are little used as tools of thought in ways that would be considered significant by, say, an applied mathematician. -- Kenneth E. Iverson
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Grant, if we edited Fortran, I assume that you'd put a column thing in there. -- Ken Thompson
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Somebody put a drop under a magnifying-glass and it was all semicolons and parentheses. -- George Eliot
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Nobody really knows what the Bourne shell's grammar is. Even examination of the source code is little help. -- Tom Duff
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I know what the structure of the language is. -- Kurt Loder
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Language is the tool of the tools -- Lev S. Vygotsky
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I want a language that speaks the truth. -- Studs Terkel
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Go is such a refreshing language to program in, there is very little clutter just the stuff you need to get the job done -- Matthew West
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I started out with machine code and assembly language. -- Charles Petzold
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Java is C++ without the guns, knives, and clubs -- James Gosling
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I don't program or code or anything like that. -- Rand Paul
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Whereas smaller computer languages have features designed into them, C++ is unusual in having a whole swathe of functionality discovered, like a tract of 19th century Africa. -- Verity Stob
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Ask Bill [Gates] why the string in function 9 is terminated by a dollar sign. Ask him, because he can't answer, only I know that. -- Gary Kildall
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If you want a language that tries to lock up all the sharp objects and fire-making implements, use Pascal or Ada: the Nerf languages, harmless fun for children of all ages, and they won't mar the furniture. -- Scott Fahlman
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If you don't like a language, you can go write your own. -- Helen Dewitt
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Isn't that a computer program? Sadie asked. I wanted -- Rick Riordan