in reply to Re^2: Why do we like to program?
in thread Why do we like to program?

There is this incredible, cool, liberating feeling after hours of debugging complicated code when it finally works. A professor of mine called this an

algorasm: n. (Origin: blend of algorithm + orgasm) A sudden, short-lived moment of pleasure enjoyed by the programmer when the final kludge rings the bell.

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Re^4: Why do we like to program?
by Annoymous Monk (Sexton) on Nov 09, 2008 at 23:00 UTC
    Yeah, you know it! :)