Skip to content
loading...

re: The Best Book to Read as a Developer VIEW POST

TOP OF THREAD FULL DISCUSSION
re: Thanks, Ryland. You make this book sound really informative in a good way. Could you give one example of how understanding the inside of a compu...
 

Just like @stephangalea said, You start to give more thought about your code, optimisation wise. I've studied Electronic Engineering so I know how the lowest levels (Transistor and Logic Circuit) work. But when you know the whole stack, how things work from the basic elements (transistor) to your code and all the intermediary levels, you will have a more complete understanding of what possible or not and go from there to inventing your own solutions.

 

you will have a more complete understanding of what possible or not and go from there to inventing your own solutions.

That's a unique point that I haven't seen anyone else raise. I definitely agree that having a more end-to-end understanding helps you avoid "reinventing the wheel". Thanks for that perspective!

code of conduct - report abuse