Hobbyists looking to light up some LEDs, code wizards at tech startups, even Minecrafters wanting to create “a cool game mod” have come up to me asking what programming language they should learn next; I usually give the following advice:

Invest your time in learning Computer Science, not programming

The TL;DR list of why this is the better course of action:

  1. Your projects will save money
  2. Your collaborations will be more effective

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If you want more details, read on forward…

1. You will save time

Many people who program in Javascript don’t know the following:

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Jean Lescure

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