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Vicente Antonio G. Reyes
Vicente Antonio G. Reyes

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What is tutorial hell for you?

Here's my definition of tutorial hell:

What's yours?

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mikcat

The Amazon AWS documentation, no matter what you want to do, always links to something you had to be done before and I still haven't reached the beginning...

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Ricardo

Been there

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NLxDoDge

Using an out of date tutorial or a tutorial that in the end doesn't even work anymore.

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Vicente Antonio G. Reyes

I see. But isn't part of our job figuring out code?

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NLxDoDge

Correct, but if you then copy paste some non standard code as a beginner it made it the more confusing.

So I never follow tutorials anymore, I just search the things I need myself in the documentation of the Framework/Language.

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Vicente Antonio G. Reyes

Same, man! Cheers!

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Ricardo

Tutorial that doesn’t work anymore or never worked

DEV The only reason people scroll to the bottom...Β 
is because they want to read more.

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