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The older I get, the more I believe that the only way to become a better programmer is by not programming.
This is essentially what a program was, a love letter from the programmer to the hardware, full of the intimate details known only to partners in an affair.
In the end, regardless of where you are on the development hierarchy, keep coding. It’s where you’re most valuable.
Ready, fire, aim: the fast approach to software development. Ready, aim, aim, aim, aim: the slow approach to software development.
To me programming is more than an important practical art. It is also a gigantic undertaking in the foundations of knowledge.