The Mechanics Of Code
This article was originally published at Planet PHP
on 19 May 2000.
Since the dawn of programming, programmers have attempted to define their industry, often by using outside industries for comparison. This can be traced back to the fact that programming itself is unique: it's unlike any field in existence. Most programmers hate being called a€ocodersa€¯: it seems pedestrian, somehow beneath what we do. Many times we [...]