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There are different types of "learning"-scouring SO, rote repetition, understanding best practices, understand why best practices are such, and reading the underlying code.

For professionals who value their time I would posit that "just coding" using SO is not the most effective way to learn a language. It might help you in a pinch, so you can copy and paste a few lines of code, but may not explain why the code should behave that way. (Albeit there is quite a continuum of response types on SO).




Don't worry, I'd never use SO as a copy-paste job.




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