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Learn Programming Concepts Not Languages (remotedevdaily.com)
9 points by rdd_user 39 days ago | hide | past | favorite | 2 comments



Learning enough of a language just to do something with it is not necessarily learning the language. It can take a while to actually learn the idioms of a given language and make full use of it. So if your Python code looks like JavaScript or C#, you're not there yet. This is an older post, but still interesting to consider: https://skien.cc/blog/2014/04/09/unpythonic-python/


Yep, that's a fair point. There is definitely good value in learning the idioms of a language in order to unlock it's full power. I've definitely seen many examples where people for example are writing java code in python.

Though, being able to learn a language in-depth enough to write good, maintainable code probably is a sign that you do have a pretty good grasp of programming concepts and fundamentals I would imagine.




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