Originally Posted by theducks
If you have ever walked the halls at M$ in Mountain View, you would hear languages and accents from all over the world (+ advanced geek
). String an 'English' sentence together might be hard for some.
Coding requires you understand your tools
and think in their
processes, not in your native language.
I inherited the maintenance of a few (Paradox DOS) applications where it was clear to me that the coder only understood the syntax, and not how the system
really worked (clunky, convoluted code
that barely functioned and was a bear to modify. )
And if anyone has never tried to modify a bear, let me tell you.....