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Rob Kendal {{☕}} Ask Me Anything

Emma Bostian and I are talking about this very thing on Monday’s The Front End podcast (

It’s not absolutely necessary, no. However, it depends on what you’re doing and the company you’re working for (or want to work for). There are lots of top devs who don’t come from a CS background and don’t have that knowledge of data structures and algorithms.

That said, you can always learn the basics or gain a little exposure via something like Free Code Camp.