Venkat Subramaniam

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    "I've set the wedding date. I've not asked her out yet."---how software projects are managed.

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    A good code makes us feel less stupid.

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    agile is not about finishing fast. It’s about sensibly adapting based on the realities as they emerge.

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    Best advice I heard from a very mature & experienced developer: "Don't fear to throw away what you create. That's the only way you improve."

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    Code is how we tell our colleagues how we feel about them.

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    Creating unmaintainable code is a crime against humanity.

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    Efficiency is attained not by doing tasks faster, but by avoiding those that should't be done in the first place.

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    Efforts to make everyone happy has 0% success rate.

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    friends don't let friends do shared mutation.

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    I have a strong suspicion that the autocorrect feature was designed to ruin relationships.

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    If we can't name a variable or a function appropriately, it may be a sign we've not yet understood its true purpose.

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    Impossible (n): it's something which a small group quietly does while the general population has discarded as not capable.

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    In general, our minds don’t see solutions as clearly when we approach deadlines.

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    It does not matter how awesome and slick a piece of code looks, it's not good if it's hard to test.

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    JavaScript is like that bad villain in a thriller, each time they think to have killed him he keeps coming back with greater vengeance.

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    mixing mutability with lambdas/closures is dysfunctional programming.

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    mutability is OK, sharing is nice, shared mutability is devils work

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    No amount of thinking can fully replace the learnings that come from trying. Trying complements thinking.

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    No developer should be expected or required to defend the use of any technology, library, or framework that helps deliver value.

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    Of all my wants, what I ask myself each day is for more patience and humility.

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    Opinions are like hair: some have less, some have more, and yet some have it in excess, at odd places.

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    Programming is an intense test of perseverance.

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    Programming with dependencies is like organizing an event with the in-laws; better invite them in proper order or they’ll create hell.

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    Realizing ones own weaknesses is the greatest strength one could have.

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    Seek help when you hear that troubling inner voice that says "What random, cryptic, totally meaningless name can I give to this variable?"

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    Significant part of experience is unlearning the practices we shouldn't have learned in the first place.

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    So often we work hard to find correct solutions to the wrong problems, without ever realizing it.

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    Software developer: someone who gets paid to program and then more to fix it.

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    Sometimes have to step close to a problem to see the solution. But then, sometimes farther away. The challenge's in deciding which is right.

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    Technical decisions should have expiration dates, at the turn of which should be reassessed.

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    There are only two kinds of programmers: Those who code to live and those who live to code.

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    We cannot travel the roads of success without ever crossing the streets of failures.

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    We're quick to point the cost of creating quality, but are often in denial about the cost and consequences of not having it.

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    What matters the most is not our capability to predict the future, but it's the ability to adapt as it arrives.

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    When I was a kid, I used to tell scary stories. I’ve grown, now I tell people about programming.

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    Years of education often helps us to find a job but fails to help us find ourselves.

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