So that whole coding bootcamp thing is a scam, right?
Gayle Laakmann McDowell

Great article, Gayle. I’m self-taught from way back. Been doing web development for 15 years now and started 3 tech companies. Never got a CS degree.

But as time went on, I regretted not having the knowledge that comes from a CS degree, as there are jobs I would’ve wanted that required the knowledge. I bypassed the code schools and learned it on my own, yet again. Perhaps not the best idea, but I learned a ton in the process nonetheless.

I just started the “Moderate” section of Cracking the Coding Interview.

Been studying full-time for 8 months the Google software engineer interview:

It was time to level up!

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