re: You are not a real developer VIEW POST

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re: I think that in the case of the latest outrage, some of the offensiveness of the original statement was overstated as it was taken from an image of...
 

This sentiment is shared by at least some amount of developers that operate at a layer of abstraction below those they feel are not worthy of the title "programmer." To many, the web in any capacity is but a toy. You don't understand the technologies that browsers are built on? You're not a real programmer. We can keep going deeper and deeper until the only real programmers are the engineers who design the processor die.

 

I hear you, and if you read my full response in the link, you'll see that I am certainly not subscribing to that point of view.

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