🤣 tech bros' highly-rated answers on Orange Site to “What overlooked class of tools should a self-taught programmer look into?”
1 message queues, Zeromq &c.
4 SQL, query plans, ACID
5 Graph search/traversal
6 Sequential Bayesian filters
7 Unit testing, mocking
8 Dtrace &c
9 Shell scripting text processing
10 Property based testing
14 Formal methods, type & category theory
I laughed and laughed!
I feel silly ranting, so, ok—
All the #code tools that the tech bros upvoted are useful and interesting, but you won't learn them properly in a class, if you learn them at all. You can only learn something on that list by building something.
So let's build and grow:
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