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Discussion on: What's one thing you wish you knew before you started programming?

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Ryan Smith

That you don't need to know everything or compare yourself to others. There is no need to feel inadequate because of the vocal minority in-person or online that always have a complex thought, opinion, or question on a programming topic. Learn what you need, when you need it or learn when a topic interests you and you want to learn it. Most students or developers are in the same situation as you and they are doing fine.

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Chris Arter

So true. Among my peers it's a tireless competition to see who can be the most clever, and have the most interesting and provocative blog title / tweets.

Sometimes I just want to talk about memes and fantasy football and admit that I google half my docker files.

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Ruby Jane

relatable!