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Discussion on: What are some common falsehoods about working as a software developer?

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Adam Crockett

Writing fancy code is a good idea.

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Corey McCarty

Clever code is almost always harder to understand.

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Adam Crockett

And yet most juniors or atleast I did, started out like Ash Cetchem, wanted to be a Pokémon, I mean developer master and be the best there ever was. How nieve I was. 🤣

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Corey McCarty

Trying to prove your worth by doing something difficult to understand is an inevitable stage of most developers. It isn't until you tey to figure out somebody else's clever code that you realize that maintainability is so important.

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Deepu K Sasidharan

Writing fancy and complex code is easy. Writing simple understandable code is harder