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Discussion on: Big O Notation for beginners!!

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Djamaile

Also, it depends for which company you work. I worked for one company where graphs algorithms are a must and I actually used these algorithms. Of course I have also worked for a company where algorithms don’t matter as much.

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Jane Tracy πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’» Author

To be one the safer side it's better to know it. You never know where you land for your first or second job.

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Matthieu Cneude

The problem is: you need to know A LOT of stuff as a software engineer. I don't think big O notation and algorithm is what you should prioritize, at least as a beginner.

Just my opinion of course :)

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Jane Tracy πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ’» Author

I know you need to learn a lot. But the thing is, you will never stop learning.
Now, that I am learning frameworks, I can add AL on the side.
It's like how you go to coding boot camp, you learn and add extra work by yourself to go deeper.
But it all comes down to the individual and their goals. πŸ’―πŸŒŸ

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Matthieu Cneude

Agreed. That's what I meant when I was writing:

Don't get me wrong. This knowledge is very useful in some scenarios.