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Know when to stop

Don’t spoil a perfectly good program by overembellishment and overrefinement. 

Move on, and let your code stand in its own right for a while. It may not be perfect.

Don’t worry: it could never be perfect.


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Pragmatic Programmers base materials

Pragmatic Programmers base materials

As Pragmatic Programmers, our base material isn’t wood or iron; it’s knowledge.


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Osnovni materijal pragmatičnog programera

Osnovni materijal pragmatičnog programera

Za pragrmatične programere osnovni materijal iz koga izrađuju nije ni drvo ni metal - to je znanje!


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Ludwig Wittgenstein

The limits of language are the limits of one’s world.



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Kineska poslovica

Najbljeđa tinta je moćnija od najsnažnije memorije.



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A Pragmatic Philosophy

Pragmatic Programmers take responsibility for everything they do.

Pragmatic Programmers won’t sit idly by and watch their projects fall apart through neglect.

Pragmatic programming stems from a philosophy of pragmatic thinking.


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Involve your users in the Trade-Off

Great software today is often preferable to the fantasy of perfect software tomorrow.

If you give your users something to play with early, their feedback will often lead you to a better eventual solution.


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Chinese proverb

The faintest ink is more powerful than the strongest memory.



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A benefit of GUIs is WYSIWYG—what you see is what you get.

The disadvantage is WYSIAYG—what you ...


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Preface to the Second Edition

Anyway, this book is the result. Please enjoy it. Maybe adopt some new practices. Maybe decide that some of the stuff we suggest is wrong. Get involved in your craft. Give us feedback.

But, most important, remember to make it fun.


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As an engineer with an official degree in software engineering, I am primarily interested in science and technology. I enjoy reading literature of many genres, and I especially like those from human behavior, sociology, history, and, should I say, science

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