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Rémi Mercier • Edited on

I can relate to a lot of your experience.

I didn't even become a professional developer until my mid-30's


I never feel like coding just for coding's sake


I'm also a foul-mouth person who laughs too loud for any open space to be bearable.

And recently I've been getting a feeling that there is beginning to be more sentiment against more academic backgrounds in general in software development.

I guess the backlash comes from the prejudice against non-academic backgrounds that has been prevailing these past few years. In France, a lot of recruiters still look for prestigious schools on a resume. EIther of these prejudices is just stupid, imo. 😄

Thanks for this post @vorahsa , it was refreshing to read!