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Discussion on: Do you need to be good at maths to be a software developer?

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Stephanie 🌞 Author

I certainly did, thanks for pointing that out!

I think it's interesting that you say "programmers" and not "developers" - when I think of a programmer, I think of someone someone who is writing things like operating systems or that sort of more computer science-y thing. When I think of a developer, I think of someone developing software such as an app or website, which is what I was getting at here. That could be a whole blog post in itself, maybe I should do that, and maybe I should edit this post to add a little disclaimer about that somewhere.

So, I guess it depends what you're trying to create, but that being said, you can always learn. If you keep needing to know more maths-based stuff and you remember enjoying it at school, even if it was difficult, then you're probably going into the right field. :)