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My approach to getting dramatically better as a programmer

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    joplin
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    Interesting take on things! I have found that reading papers is less useful than I would like. They tend to use overly complex language and have lots of missing information. YMMV. The idea of...

    Interesting take on things! I have found that reading papers is less useful than I would like. They tend to use overly complex language and have lots of missing information. YMMV.

    The idea of doing a screen recording is interesting! I never thought to do that exactly. I wholeheartedly agree with this statement:

    When debugging a problem, adding functionality only for the purpose debugging is often well worth the cost.

    I've found myself writing a lot of specialized debugging tools lately. In particular, I'll have my app log some data, then write another app to parse and display that data in a way that highlights issues. It's enormously useful!

    6 votes
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      skybrian
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      I don't know if it will help, but you might like The Morning Paper, a blog that provides useful summaries of CS papers that the blog author found interesting.

      I don't know if it will help, but you might like The Morning Paper, a blog that provides useful summaries of CS papers that the blog author found interesting.

      4 votes
      1. joplin
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        Thanks! Looks pretty neat!

        Thanks! Looks pretty neat!

        2 votes