What is coding ? Through the eyes of legends

Quotes I've collected are made by some of the famous names in the industry, while others came from not-so-famous people. Nevertheless, they are all witty so I hope you will find them fascinating and enlightening.

Everyone should know how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think.  –Steve Jobs

Unix is simple. It takes a genius to understand its simplicity. –Dennies Ritchie

All of my friends who have younger siblings who are going to college or high school - my number one piece of advice is: You should learn how to program. –Mark Zuckerberg

First Solve the problem, then write the code. –John Johnson


You might not think that programmers are artists, but programming is an extremely creative profession. It's logic based creativity. –John Romero

Any fool can write code that a computer can understand. Good programmers write code that humans can understand. –Martin Fowler

Good code is its own best documentation. As you're about to add a comment, ask yourself, "How can I improve the code so that this comment isn't needed?" Improve the code and then document it to make it even clearer.” - Steve McConnell

Programs must be written for people to read, and only incidentally for machines to execute.” - Abelson / Sussman

Java is to Javascript what car is to carpet –Chris Heilmann

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Author: Sudha Devi

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