re: Experienced developers: What concept have you never gotten around to learning and you've been fine without it? VIEW POST


The theory behind it surely is not a day to day topic, but I think the ability to know the rough time and space complexity of an algorithm you've just written is super important.

I dabbled in CS before ultimately not pursuing it in college. Not every CS concept is critical professionally, but from what I learned at the time, this is a topic that has proven to be a big part of letting me intuit solutions in my day-to-day.

It's definitely important, I just couldn't understand how to do it. But, I will learn it one day :)

It's definitely one of those topics that appears complex and mysterious until you familiarize yourself enough with it to realize that it's basically just a notation for eye-balling the relative growth patterns and performance of comparable algorithms.

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