Pragmatic programming


There’s another side to it. The too-stupid person will just run off and, without a second thought, do something wrong. The too-smart person will sit down and plan something right, without taking any action. A pragmatic programmer is sort of in-between; he knows making the wrong decision 1 out of 10 times doesn’t hurt the goal as bad as making only right decisions 5 out of 10 times, and making no decision at all the other 5 times.

Why Good Programmers Are Lazy and Dumb
by Philipp Lenssen

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La coma en la gramática inglesa (de USA)

Una de las diferencias entre la gramática española y la gramática inglesa (de USA) que más curiosas me resultan es cómo deben emplearse las comas.

En WorseThanFailure, vemos como es más fácil aprender a programar para las personas acostumbradas a la gramática española que para aquellas acostumbradas a la gramática norteamericana.

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