Mature programming environment - Vernor Vinge

This quote was added by jeff20029
The word for all this is "mature programming environment." Basically, when hardware performance has been pushed to its final limit, and programmers have had several centuries to code, you reach a point where there is far more significant code than can be rationalized. The best you can do is understand the overall layering, and know how to search for the oddball tool that may come in handy.

Train on this quote


Rate this quote:
3.1 out of 5 based on 43 ratings.

Edit Text

Edit author and title

(Changes are manually reviewed)

or just leave a comment:


gonzalj8 7 months, 1 week ago
That's 3 words.

Test your skills, take the Typing Test.

Score (WPM) distribution for this quote. More.

Best scores for this typing test

Name WPM Accuracy
wolfram 140.20 95.4%
poshy 129.34 97.8%
kikismythe 129.02 93.6%
gordonlew 123.53 98%
gordonlew 122.47 97.8%
lytewerk 122.06 99.0%
vonklutz 121.44 98%
welcometojen 118.82 99.7%

Recently for

Name WPM Accuracy
mir94ali 63.81 92.3%
nicolewmym 81.03 96.6%
kurisu666 78.70 89.9%
slowman 22.21 94.9%
hummer350 79.80 97.8%
aerizu 102.29 96.8%
jojokent 70.12 94.7%
tweekisatwink 76.17 94.9%