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The Dirty Little Secrets About The Worst Coding Bootcamps Out There - Essay

Last updated Aug 15, 2023

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Similar to Sources/The case study factory - Essay, on foundational disciplines of design

Fundamentals matter

Cards/Critical thinking and skill development are not mutually exclusive

Learning how to ==think through complex problems== and ==teach yourself new concepts== on the fly is the only thing that matters.

What universities do a poor job of teaching is ==practical, applicable knowledge== you can use on day 1 of your job. On the flip side, most (good) universities do a wonderful job of teaching complex CS topics that help ==hone problem-solving abilities== and produce ==self-sufficient== programmers.

Most coding bootcamps are not playing the long game