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Discussion on: How do I know if I’m good at programming?

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Kim Arnett 

1) Do other developers read your code and not want to punch you?

2) CAN other developers read your code at all?

3) Do you look back at previous code and improve it if time/resources allow?

4) Do you feel like you're kicking [insert platform]'s butt?

If you answered yes to most of these, you're killing it ;)

Also agree with some of the other points listed here - it's hard to measure how "good" you are, but if you're comfortable in the environment, and your code doesn't feel like walking through the jungle with a machete, I'd say you're doing just fine.