The Humble Programmer

TuringAwardLecture: "The Humble Programmer," by EwDijkstra - 1972.

Printed in Classics in Software Engineering Yourdon Press, 1979. ISBN 0917072146

You can read the original paper, shown in CACM 1972 V15 #10, on the internet at

Not to be confused with HumbleProgrammer, a ProgrammerStereotype.


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