Brian W. Kernighan

Brian W. Kernighan


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in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
January 01, 1942

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Brian Wilson Kernighan is a computer scientist who worked at Bell Labs alongside Unix creators Ken Thompson and Dennis Ritchie and contributed greatly to Unix and its school of thought.

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The C Programming Language

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The Practice of Programming...

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4.10 avg rating — 1,607 ratings — published 1999 — 14 editions
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The UNIX Programming Enviro...

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4.22 avg rating — 1,080 ratings — published 1983 — 8 editions
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The Elements of Programming...

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4.15 avg rating — 208 ratings — published 1974 — 5 editions
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Software Tools

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4.24 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 1976 — 2 editions
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D Is for Digital: What a We...

4.23 avg rating — 82 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Understanding the Digital W...

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Data And Computer Communica...

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Hello, World! Opinion colum...

3.20 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2011
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Programski jezik C

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it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1988
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“Everyone knows that debugging is twice as hard as writing a program in the first place. So if you're as clever as you can be when you write it, how will you ever debug it?”
Brian W. Kernighan

“Don’t comment bad code—rewrite it.”
Brian W. Kernighan, The Elements of Programming Style

“C is not a big language, and it is not well served by a big book.”
Brian W. Kernighan, The C Programming Language



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