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“The key to achieving world-class expertise in any skill, is to a large extent, a matter of practicing the correct way, for a total of around 10,000 hours” — Malcolm Gladwell in Outliers. Well, I’m certainly not a world-class expert, but I have put my 10,000 hours of deliberate practice into programming. Where did I …

Every programming language has a unique way of accomplishing a task; that’s why there are so many languages to choose from. In his article How different programming languages do the same thing, Jim Hall demonstrates how 13 different languages accomplish the same exact task with different syntax. The lesson is that programming languages tend to have …

Let’s talk about the mistakes beginner programmers usually make but let me make one thing clear first. If you are a beginner programmer, this is not meant to make you feel bad about the mistakes that you might be making but rather to make you aware of them, teach you to spot signs of them, …