Accidentally I've stumbled upon the following quote by Linus Torvalds: "Bad programmers worry about the code. Good programmers worry about data structures and their relationships." I've ...
In Tim Peters's poem "The Zen of Python" (PEP 20), there is a line that goes: Complex is better than complicated. I like the theme of the poem, but this particular line has always vexed me. What ...
I was recently in a discussion about the absolute statement "It costs more in programming time to optimise software than it costs to throw hardware at a problem". The general thought (of which I ...