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super- +‎ programmer



superprogrammer (plural superprogrammers)

  1. A particularly skilful computer programmer.
    • 1982, Perry Edwards, Bruce Broadwell, Data processing: computers in action:
      The question is: how does one become a superprogrammer?
    • 1984, David King, Current practices in software development: a guide to successful systems:
      The superprogrammer of the 1960s was that person who could make the lights blink fastest on the system console.
    • 1993, R W Lucky, Lucky strikes...again:
      One such superprogrammer, when asked how a particular project could be accelerated, stated matter-of-factly that it was only necessary to fire 90% of the present programming staff.