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Discussion on: Can you become a successful software developer without a CS degree? My opinion

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cem kaan kosali • Edited

I studied Geologilical Engineering 🌍 but I quit, because I was working in an 🖀 ISP and interested in internet.
It's been 20 years now I am 45 years old. 👴🏾
Last 20 years I designed software from ground to up. I am living with big-O notation. I can sense O(n2) even before a bottleneck. But they still compare me with 23 years old software engineers. I feel like I will cry most of times.

Computer science is the study of algorithmic processes, computational machines and computation itself. As a discipline, computer science spans a range of topics from theoretical studies of algorithms, computation and information to the practical issues of implementing computational systems in hardware and software.


check two links to compare

Web Skills
andreasbm.github.io/web-skills/

Computer Science
london.ac.uk/courses/computer-science

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Natalia Venditto Author

Keep it up! What is really important is that you know you are an expert. Their opinion... is their problem . Usually that kind of rudeness is about them, and not you.

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Chris Sederqvist

Rest assured, you knowing what those fundemental building blocks of algorithmic efficiency is all about and why is still going to seperate you into a different league.
This is (and will still be for many years to come) what makes great software great.

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