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Octavian

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Do you read dev books?

Hey, guys, I'm just wondering if you read any books about software architecture, patterns etc in your spare time? I find it very hard to focus and get the patience to sit down and just read?

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Andrew Healey

I understand where you're coming from. It can be very distracting to read about software when you want to implement it on your computer a few meters away.

I get most of my dev reading done while I'm traveling and it's too much effort to get my laptop out!

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Octavian Author

Yeah I prefer learning by doing as well. Thanks for your thoughts.

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kleene1

I think the key is to get a few books a year and read when u r bored and you will swallow it lol. But most devs look up information on the internet , but the more resources the better.i have found content in books I couldn't find anywhere online. But obviously vice versa.

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John 'BBQ' Wollner

I find myself reading online articles rather than books. I used to read books but lately I find it easier to focus without having a 300 page book hanging over my head