Talk:Brian Kernighan

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"First make it work, then make it faster" -- a possible source of that is the "Elements of Programming Style", a book published a long time ago. I first remember reading a version of that aphorism there.


  • First make it run, then make it run fast.
  • If you haven't used grep, you've missed one of the simple pleasures of life. [1]

The photo here is made to look like an "old" photo of him from historical times, but it is in fact a cropped black-and-white filtered version of a photo from the 90s seen here on forbesindia [2] which I doubt very much the poster has copyright over