Person
Christian Semmler, 1993, Germany

I'm a software engineer. I prefer statically typed, compiled programming languages.
github blog

“I have discovered that all the unhappiness of men arises from one single fact, that they cannot stay quietly in their own chamber. A man who has enough to live on, if he knew how to stay with pleasure at home, would not leave it to go to sea or to besiege a town. A commission in the army would not be bought so dearly, but that it is found insufferable not to budge from the town; and men only seek conversation and entering games, because they cannot remain with pleasure at home.”
--Blaise Pascal, Pensées, thought #139

“The idea of programming as self-expression is now one of my strongest held beliefs and is the reason why, for personal projects, coding aesthetics are so important. The key is this: to express yourself within programming all decisions must be personal. They cannot be prescribed from a boss, textbook, or dogma. They must come from the head and heart.”
--Daniel Holden

“Art is the product of passion. Passionate developers learn new engineering processes. In turn, it will be the passionate engineer that turns into the artist.”
--Max Pool

“90% of programmers are incompetent”
--Stephan T. Lavavej

“C++ is designed to allow you to express ideas, but if you don't have ideas or don't have any clue about how to express them, C++ doesn't offer much help”
--Bjarne Stroustrup

“What would happen if I did this impossible thing?”
--Scott Meyers

“My philosophy: don't read, just do. This is one of the core tenets of people who love to program.”
--Lee Gao

“Not writing templates in C++ is like watching porn without masturbating.”
--Lounge C++ Asylum
Languages
C, C++, x86 Assembly, Ruby, Java, PHP, JavaScript
Operating systems
Debian, Windows
Editors
vim
Education
Self-education in IT and software engineering since 2003 (being 10 years old, started with TI-BASIC on a calculator). Also:

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