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Sometimes there's a place for a quick copy-paste because the problem is small and already solved. More often than not, though, I find that it's the reading of other people's code that leads to understanding and adaptation.

Depending on the level of experience and curiosity of the individual, the amount of existing code that person has been exposed to will vary a lot. There's little point in re-inventing well-architected wheels: the joy of programming (at least for me) is in solving new problems -- which is why I spend reasonable amounts of time automating stuff that I'm likely to do over and over, so I don't have to manually do it!

So remember that other people in your class may, right now, be finding this more useful that you. This is a good lesson for being on a team: everyone has different skillsets and experience levels, and you're going to come across team-members who need a slower pace than you do -- as well as team-members whose pace will make your head spin! Try to be patient with the former and learn from the latter.

There's also a reminder here that sometimes, some parts of your job are going to be a little mundane. Them's the breaks! Cowboy coders who flit from topic to topic, never fully completing anything and never doing a little "grind-work" do their co-workers a disservice and eventually do themselves a disservice in that they don't learn discipline or how to find the interesting within the mundane.

If you have a passion for coding, take this opportunity to learn how to stick out the times when life isn't all sparkles and rainbows, to take pleasure in the small wins within the mundane, to work with a team of varying ability. All of this will serve you well later.
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If you say that getting the money
is the most important thing
You will spend your life
completely wasting your time
You will be doing things
you don't like doing
In order to go on living
That is, to go on doing things
you don't like doing

Which is stupid.

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