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Toughest Learning Moment?

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What concept or skill was particularly challenging for you to grasp when you were learning to code, and what finally helped it click?

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Jean-Michel (jmfayard.dev)

Learning to test things correctly was a huge challenge for me.

I was doing Android development, my colleagues were good but young and had no great understanding of testing, the Google docs were in mode "you should test your app" but provide very poor quality documentation on how to do it, it felt like a huge investment of time for little value.

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Srikanth

Testing was hard one to grasp when I was beginner. In my case it was python. For example, it did not makes sense that I can just hardcode expected outputs. I would try to generate expected outputs in a fancy automated way and it made things more complicated for me. Also as beginner I was writing code that was very hard to test easily.

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Retiago Drago

Dynamic programming for me, sometimes it's feels so good when I figuring it out but other times not so much

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Srikanth

Good API design. I still consider myself a beginner here. What to expose, what not to expose? How to name things? How to split things into separate APIs? etc.