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Upvote for "he's also a doughnut"

Also because I agree with you.

I will say this though. I took a time out - decades after being in the field - and taught myself a ton of advanced CS concepts (you may have seen my parser development here) to round out my skillset. I already knew basics, like linked lists, binary trees, and big O notation, if nothing else just so I could survive whiteboarding interviews.

I think I'm a better developer for it. Maybe the article would have been better if he had dropped the "first" bit.

Personally I think learning CS concepts first will just bore creative developers out of becoming developers.
Real programmers use butterflies

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