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25 Pitfalls When Learning to Program

I’m going to share with you what I see as “25” common pitfalls when learning to program (or working towards mastering programming). Many of these points affect both beginners and professionals alike — myself very much included. 0. Forgetting that programming is all about people. Yes, the machine will execute your code, but programming

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Tip #2 for Young Programmers: Learn Revision Control

A surprising amount of people in our profession are not familiar with revision control software. In the world of computer software engineering, revision control is any kind of practice that tracks and provides control over changes to source code. Software developers sometimes use revision control software to maintain documentation and configuration files as well as

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