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Hard Work and Practice in Programming

Tim O'Reilly at O'Reilly Radar – Hard Work and Practice in Programming:

"There's a long arc in computing that teaches us how much we gain through advances in ease-of-use, with the iPhone being the latest breakthrough success. But it's important to remember how much we lose when we think that ease of use is everything. Many things worth doing are hard, requiring a great deal of practice before you achieve mastery.

[…] The interview with Stroustrup provoked a great discussion on the O'Reilly editors' backchannel. It was so juicy that I wanted to share it with all of you."

Fri, 16 Jan 2009 10:52:12 +0000