Free Software Magazine: The Seven Sins of Programmers
Feb 23, 2007, 04:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Goodwin)
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"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.
"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..."