Interesting programming laws.
The remaining work to finish in order to reach your goal increases as
the deadline approaches.
Adding manpower to a late software project makes it later.
When all else fails, read the instructions.
Every task takes twice as long as you think it will take. If you
double the time you think it will take, it will actually take four
times as long.
There is always one item on the screen menu that is mislabeled and
should read "ABANDON HOPE ALL YE WHO ENTER HERE."
Dr. Caligari's Come-Back
A bad sector disk error occurs only after you've done several hours
of work without perfoRming a backup.
Blessed is the end user who expects nothing, for he/she will not be
Gilb's Law of Unreliability
The amount of expertise varies in inverse proportion to the number
of statements understood by the general public.
HARP's Corollary to Estridge's Law
Your "IBM PC-compatible" computer grows more incompatible with every
The first myth of management is that it exists.
Hind's Law of Computer Programming
Hoare's Law of Large Programs
Inside every large program is a small program struggling to get out.
The Last One's Law of Program Generators
A program generator creates programs that are more "buggy" than the
There's never time to do it right, but always time to do it over.
Murphy's Fourth Law
If there is a possibility of several things going wrong, the one
that will cause the most damage will be the one to go wrong.
Murphy's Law of Thermodynamics.
Things get worse under pressure.
N.NETy-Ninety Rule of Project Schedule
The first ninety percent of the task takes ninety percent of the
time, and the last ten percent takes the other ninety percent.
The man who can smile when things go wrong has thought of someone
he can blame it on.
An ounce of image is worth a pound of performance.
Variables won't constants aren't.
O'Toole's Commentary on Murphy's Law
Murphy was an optimist.
The solution to a problem changes the problem.
Rhode's Corollary to Hoare's Law
Inside every complex and unworkable program is a useful routine
struggling to to be free.
Robert E. Lee's Truce
Judgement comes from experience; experience comes from poor judgement.
It works better if you plug it in.
Build a system that even a fool can use, and only a fool will want to
Thoreau's Theories of Adaptation
An expert is a person who avoids the small errors while sweeping on
to the grand fallacy.
As soon as a still-to-be-finished computer task becomes a life-or-death
situation, the power fails.
Zymurgy's First Law of Evolving System Dynamics
Once you open a can of worms, the only way to recan them is to use
a larger can.
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