Discussion on: Do you feel comfortable learning in your own language or do you prefer English? (For non English-native speakers)

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Erick Ruiz de Chavez

I am a native (Mexican) Spanish speaker. I code in English even when I do personal/side projects except when I am helping someone I know before hand that has little/zero English knowledge. Even my devices OS are in English, I do not like UI labels and items in Spanish at all (too wordy for my taste).

Seems like a general consensus that writing code is better in English, and I do agree with that. I have to admit though that watching or reading good material in Spanish is nice, but not a very common thing; I don't think it is because we, non-native English speakers, do not know how to do it, but because we are somehow biased towards English material and resources. I've heard from other Junior devs with very little (or zero) English and they have found good resources.

Nice thread 👏🏻!