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I have had some experiences where electrical engineers had exceedingly strange views of how software works -- they used circuit diagrams to explain it. They kept talking about finding bugs in programs by "chopping a circuit in two", and the analogy was completely inappropriate. Would we saw a wristwatch in half to find out what's wrong with it? If your education has been in electrical engineering, you'll need to de-program yourself first. Software is about arrows that point from one box to the next, not 12 squares with circuits connecting all of them.

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in thread How do I become a good programmer? by kevin_i_orourke

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