Originally Posted by HarryT
That's really where the difference lies between professional programmers and amateur hobbyists. Hobbyists may be (and often are) good coders, but coding only forms a small part of what professional programmers actually do.
Oh I've seen a good portion of so-called professional programmers that couldn't code their way out of a paper bag.
I've worked both with them and for them over the last 30 years.