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My Favorite Coding Analogies

jess profile image Jess Lee (she/her) ・1 min read

I really admire people who are able to encompass metaphors in their teaching (and those who do it so effortlessly in everyday conversation!). So many of my aha! moments are sparked by a good analogy, so I thought I'd share a few DEV posts that really do this really well:



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Have you seen illustrated.dev? Maggie is actively updating it and she works really hard on getting the coding metaphors correct.


These illustrations are incredible!

Thanks for pointing this out!


Is coding, just a human making an analogy that a computer would understand? in that case is "making a coding analogy like recursively making a coding analogy"?, I don't know, too tired, too much coffee and now there is pieces of my brain spilled all over my room.