Curious Chase

Curiously Chase

The Best Advice I Can Give To People Learning To Code

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Don't copy/paste code examples.

I'm currently learning GoLang, a statically typed language derived from C, as a way to stretch myself as a developer.

One of the mistakes I see burn developers, both new and veteran, is that they copy/paste code examples, strings, basically anything copy/pastaable.

There are a few reasons I always write my code by hand and don't copy/paste:

Learning to code, or be an engineer or problem solve (whatever you want to call it) is a long road. Long roads aren't travelled with shortcuts.

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