An organisation that treats its programmers as morons will soon have programmers that are willing and able to act like morons only.
I am doing a startup!
Cross-browser testing from your browser!
I have written my fourth book!
Be faster than Larry Wall at command line!
You're viewing a comment by Rafi J Louis and its responses.
One liners are very valuable, never under estimate.
In my company, a guy wrote a 15 line (approx) shell script. Code was readable, tidy.
Another guy wrote the code for the same funtionality having regex and pipes, looked so messy and unreadable. (2 pipes i think).
First guy's code took about 2 hours to run on about 80-100 files of size around 500 MB each.
Second guy's script completed the run in 4 minutes 20 seconds.
First guy was an average coder who used loops, conditions and some pipes. Second guy, omg, was a plumber... (you know what i mean :D ).
(why do I need your e-mail?)
It would be nice if you left your e-mail address. Sometimes I want to send a private message, or just thank for the great comment. Having your e-mail really helps.
I will never ever spam you.
(Your twitter name, if you have one. (I'm @pkrumins, btw.))
* use <pre>...</pre> to insert a plain code snippet.
* use <pre lang="lang">...</pre> to insert a syntax highlighted code snippet.
For example, <pre lang="python">...</pre> will insert Python highlighted code.
* use <code>...</code> to highlight a variable or a single shell command.
* use <a href="url" nospam>title</a> to insert links.
<a href="url" nospam>title</a>
* use other HTML tags, such as, <b>, <i>, <blockquote>, <sup>, <sub> for text formatting.
Type the word "lcd_173": (just to make sure you're a human)
Please preview the comment before submitting to make sure it's OK.
Peteris Krumins' blog about programming, hacking, software reuse, software ideas, computer security, browserling, google and technology.
Reach me at:
Or meet me on:
Subscribe through an RSS feed:
(what is rss?)
Subscribe through email:
Enter your email address:
Delivered by FeedBurner
I love to read science books. They make my day and I get ideas for awesome blog posts, such as Busy Beaver, On Functors, Recursive Regular Expressions and many others.
Take a look at my Amazon wish list, if you're curious about what I have planned reading next, and want to surprise me. :)
See all top articles
See all downloads
See more detailed list of recent articles
See more detailed category information
See more detailed list of all articles