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In a sense, any developer "worth their salt" can model what the machine is doing in their head. The merit of their code will reflect their ability to do just that. I don't think the approach you take to the model matters all that much. All that matters is the fidelity of the model to the task at hand.

I've worked with a couple 'cargo cult' programmers who genuinely couldn't do this. All they did was recognize a pattern to the task and copy/pasted code they'd seen that matched the pattern. They would then bash the code with a hammer until it more-or-less did what was required. It's hard working with them, because they don't understand what's wrong with what they did.
Software Zen: delete this;


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