I agree completely.
Critical thinking is an essential facet of working in any aspect of software and there's rarely anything wrong with asking questions if it will help you accomplish your task.
Programmers who research on their own and have the ability to quickly pick up an API or learn an unfamiliar library's syntax (especially in today's world of npm) if they find it will help solve their problem are some of the most efficient programmers out there.
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