Joe Pluta skrev den 25-09-2007 20:39:
I guess I understood James' point, because I'm completely the other end of
the spectrum, a self-taught programmer who had two embedded operating
systems in production by the age of 21 and went on to manage the
architecture of the world's largest AS/400 software company.
One of the issues that always crop up in CS academia is that their approach to programming must be trained and self-taught programmers have a lot of habits which does not fit well in this dogma and hence must be unlearned.

You appear to be a very good case of a programmer for which this does not apply - I would like to ask if there are any habits that the eggheads have tried to teach you that you actually benefited from, or did you just teach them how to do actual production code?

I am a code nurser myself, so I don't crank out thousand of lines of code everyday, but those I do tend to work well in production :)

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