Bjarne Stroustrup Quotes

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Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: Some software is actually pretty good, by any standard. Think of the Mars Rovers, Google, and the Human Genome Project. Now, that's quality software! Some software is actually pretty good, by any standard. Think of the Mars Rovers, Google, and the Human Genome Project. Now, that's quality software!
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: Anybody who comes to you and says he has a perfect language is either naive or a salesman. Anybody who comes to you and says he has a perfect language is either naive or a salesman.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: If you think it's simple, then you have misunderstood the problem. If you think it's simple, then you have misunderstood the problem.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: I assume that a sufficiently skilled will be able to do anything not explicitly forbidden by the hardware. I assume that a sufficiently skilled will be able to do anything not explicitly forbidden by the hardware.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: The first law of computer science: Every problem is solved by yet another indirection. The first law of computer science: Every problem is solved by yet another indirection.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: It's easy to win forgiveness for being wrong; being right is what gets you into real trouble. It's easy to win forgiveness for being wrong; being right is what gets you into real trouble.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: More good code has been written in languages denounced as "bad' than in languages proclaimed "wonderful' - much more. More good code has been written in languages denounced as "bad' than in languages proclaimed "wonderful' - much more.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: When done well, software is invisible. When done well, software is invisible.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: Most of the programmers in ten years will be us, and we won't get much smarter. Most of the programmers in ten years will be us, and we won't get much smarter.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: The most fundamental problem in software development is complexity. There is only one basic way of dealing with complexity: divide and conquer The most fundamental problem in software development is complexity. There is only one basic way of dealing with complexity: divide and conquer
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: Our civilization depends critically on software, and we have a dangerously low degree of professionalism in the computer fields Our civilization depends critically on software, and we have a dangerously low degree of professionalism in the computer fields
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: An organization that treats its programmers as morons will soon have programmers that are willing and able to act like morons only. An organization that treats its programmers as morons will soon have programmers that are willing and able to act like morons only.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: I would encourage nonproprietary standards for tools and libraries. I would encourage nonproprietary standards for tools and libraries.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: However, when Java is promoted as the sole programming language, its flaws and limitations become serious. However, when Java is promoted as the sole programming language, its flaws and limitations become serious.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: Any verbose and tedious solution is error-prone because programmers get bored. Any verbose and tedious solution is error-prone because programmers get bored.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot; C++ makes it harder, but when you do, it blows away your whole leg. C makes it easy to shoot yourself in the foot; C++ makes it harder, but when you do, it blows away your whole leg.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: I find languages that support just one programming paradigm constraining. I find languages that support just one programming paradigm constraining.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: A program that has not been tested does not work. A program that has not been tested does not work.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: I do not think that safety should be bought at the cost of complicating the expression of good solutions to real-life problems. I do not think that safety should be bought at the cost of complicating the expression of good solutions to real-life problems.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: Design and programming are human activities; forget that and all is lost. Design and programming are human activities; forget that and all is lost.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: After all, C++ isn't a perfect match for Java's design aims either. After all, C++ isn't a perfect match for Java's design aims either.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: Proof by analogy is fraud. Proof by analogy is fraud.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: There are more useful systems developed in languages deemed awful than in languages praised for being beautifulmany more. There are more useful systems developed in languages deemed awful than in languages praised for being beautiful
many more.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: Certainly not every good program is object-oriented, and not every object-oriented program is good. Certainly not every good program is object-oriented, and not every object-oriented program is good.
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: It is my firm belief that all successful languages are grown and not merely designed from first principles It is my firm belief that all successful languages are grown and not merely designed from first principles
Bjarne Stroustrup quotes: Java isn't platform independent; it is a platform Java isn't platform independent; it is a platform