Brian Kernighan quotes

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Brian Wilson Kernighan. (1942 - ). Canadian computer scientist and C expert.

Debugging Harder

“Everyone knows that debugging is twice as hard as writing a program in the first place. So if you're as clever as you can be when you write it, how will you ever debug it?”

  • Source: Book entitled: The Elements of Programming Style; Edition: 2nd. Chapter: 2. Written by Brian Kernighan and Phillip James (Bill) Plauger.
    • Also known as Kernighan's law.