Some Thruths About Programming

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Some truths about programming

If it's not documented, it's not useful.

To write fast software, use a slow computer.

Premature optimization is the root of all evil.

Shared mutable state is the root of all evil.

The user is always right.

Software that is designed for someone is more useful than software that is designed for everyone.

Good software can be declared complete in a finite amount of time.

Text is the universal interface.

Software should be able to outlive the author.