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I said it's more like gardening.

It requires skill, knowledge, care, attention, love, perseverance, money and so on.

A garden is dependant on sun, rain, temperature. Your program is also dependant on external factors like data, users etc.

A garden needs defending from parasites, disease, weeds. Your program needs defending from users, bad data, no data, management.

It's also dynamic. It starts small and neat like a little plant and before you know it, it's taken over everything else, draining all resources and has a life of it's own.


In reply to Re: Programming is more like: by tweetiepooh
in thread Programming is more like: by Arunbear

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