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Free Software Magazine: The Seven Sins of Programmers

Feb 23, 2007, 04:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Goodwin)

"Programmers. The system administrators worship their bit twiddling capabilities. The users exchange vast quantities of beer for new features and tools. And the project managers sell their soul when they make the magic work. But inside the average programmer's psyche are several demons that need exorcising.

"Pride

"This is all too common in programmers. Instead of asking whether a particular function exists, or for the best way to retrieve data from the system, a proud programmer is likely to write their own..."

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