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Old 11-19-2012, 05:35 PM   #28
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Originally Posted by murraypaul View Post
I've managed a career in programming quite happily without any programming (or CS) courses whatsoever. Some people learn better by doing.
That's certainly true, and as I've said I hire inexperienced candidates based on aptitude rather than existing knowledge. My gripe isn't about such candidates, it's about CS courses which give the impression that programming isn't a fundamental part of what computers are about.

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