quotes by Steve McConnell

  • “A brute force solution that works is better than an elegant solution that doesn't work.”

    Steve McConnell

  • “The job of the average manager requires a shift in focus every few minutes. The job of the average software developer requires that the developer not shift focus more often than every few hours.”

    Steve McConnell

  • “Making code readable is not an optional part of the development process, and favoring write-time convenience over read-time convenience is a false economy.”

    Steve McConnell, Code Complete