Harmful GOTOs, Premature Optimizations and Programming Myths are The Root of All Evil – Alvaro Videla
2015-11-24 Erlang Central
Slides and more info: http://www.codemesh.io/codemesh2015/alvaro-videla Over the years our industry has accumulated folklore that shapes what we are as an industry. We repeat maxims like "Premature optimisation is the root of all evil" but perhaps ignoring the context on which that sentence was said. This ignorance has lead us to creating myths that sometimes do more harm than good. In this talk I will review some of those myths, see their origin and at the same time make a historical revi ...