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Programmer's Assumptions

A Programmer/developer learns constantly new things and have to work according to some assumptiions which he/she think can point to a better future.

1. Reading Newsgroups
2. Reading joel etc.
3. Coffee
4. Exercise
5. Posting in forums
6. Coding 
A. Fast
B. Intelligent
C. Presentable
D. Unpresentable
7. Social Skills:
A.  Speak with Boss
B. Avoid Boss
8. Development
A. Database is costly
B. New Hardware is cheap.

etc..

You know what I am hinting towards.
Our Assumptions may not be right all time. Do we take time to evaluate this 'assumptions'? ( Sometime they are automatic). They could be generated by fact. But not all time.


What are your assumptions?



     

Social Programmer
Friday, April 30, 2004

Microsoft doesn't understand security.

Mike
Friday, April 30, 2004

Not <b>knowing</b> Mike, I <b>assume</b> he doesn't understnad much of what happens out there in the real world ...  (based on his assumptions, of course :-)

Demotivator
Friday, April 30, 2004

I've also reached a conclusion about Demotivator! (S)he can't read. :)

Brad Wilson (dotnetguy.techieswithcats.com)
Friday, April 30, 2004

I think Mike was posting ironically.

OP said "our assumptions are often wrong - how do you evaluate your assumptions" and Mike posted a bit of FUD - in effect, an assumption which may be wrong and should be periodically reexamined. Except Mike posted it as a statement, indicating that he takes it at face value without reevaluating it.

Validating OP's point.

Nicely done!

Philo

Philo
Friday, April 30, 2004

Other people are like me.

Should be working
Friday, April 30, 2004

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