Absolutely.
Greg J Wild
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there is a huge gulf between finishing the JavaScript track on Codecademy and really understanding how to work with Angular.

there is a galaxy-wide gulf between completing an exercise on Codecademy and building and interconnecting the components of a system

in my mind the biggest failure of online learning to code is they don’t approach anything from a systematic perspective.

tying together APIs from Google and Facebook to implement user authentication for an underlying system #is.hard

more online instruction should be in the form of “the current system component does X, now extend it to do Y and Z without breaking X in the process — because that’s mostly what you’ll be doing when you start out in a job writing software.

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