Best 14 Quotes & Tweets on Code

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1

Learning to write is much more important than learning to code.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

2

Wanting a six-figure salary is a totally legitimate reason to learn how to code.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

3

Code is expensive. Code breaks. Code has bugs. Code has security risks. Code needs to be maintained. If you can do something without code, do it without code.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

4

Before you learn to code, learn to codify. Codifying means taking the repetitive tasks in your job or life and organizing them in a systemic way. Once you see a pattern you can automate with code, learn to code.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

5

Everyone should learn git. The concepts of forks, branching, merging, pull requests, and commits are broadly useful in making things beyond software.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

6

Learn to code so you can get paid six figures to rearrange z-indexes until the problem goes away.

Sahil Lavingia

Sahil Lavingia

@shl

7

Everyone I know who worked in big tech for 15+ years is wealthy (multi-million net worth). If you want guaranteed wealth, learn to code and go work at one of the big five. But if you want to spend time with your kids without asking for permission, do what I'm doing.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

8

A big part of being a great engineer is the difference between "Ok, it works & I am done!" and "it works, I fixed the most common edge cases, I'm aware of more UX issues but lets put 'em in the backlog for now, lets ship—i know there's more work to make this great"

Suhail Doshi

Suhail Doshi

@Suhail

9

The code, as best I’ve deciphered it: Be useful then distinctive then lucky.

Jason Fried

Jason Fried

@jasonfried

10

Code makes it run. Design makes it work.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

11

Everybody talks about learning to code. But nobody talks about how much copywriters are making. Online commerce runs on copywriting. A great copywriter will always have a job.

David Perell

David Perell

@david_perell

12

Solve a problem ten times, figure out the process. Solve a problem twenty times, improve the process. Solve a problem thirty times, codify the process. Solve a problem forty times, productize the process.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher

13

Software quality suffers when programmers write code to impress other programmers rather than users.

Daniel Vassallo

Daniel Vassallo

@dvassallo

14

Capital leverage: Make money work for you. Code leverage: Make computers work for you. Communication leverage: Make ideas work for you.

Jack Butcher

Jack Butcher

@jackbutcher