At Group L, Stoffel oversees six first-rate programmers, a managerial challenge roughly comparable to herding cats.
Beware of programmers who carry screwdrivers.
Some compilers allow a check during execution that subscripts do not exceed array dimensions. This is a help, but not sufficient. First, many programmers do not use such compilers because "They're not efficient." (Presumably, this means that it is vital to get the wrong answers quickly.)
It is practically impossible to teach good programming style to students that have had prior exposure to BASIC; as potential programmers they are mentally mutilated beyond hope of regeneration. - E. W. Dijkstra
Programmers have a saying: "garbage in, garbage out. - Paul Krugman
All programmers are playwrights and all computers are lousy actors. - Unknown
Goto, n.: A programming tool that exists to allow structured programmers to complain about unstructured programmers.
Real programmers can write assembly code in any language. :-)