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Human Language Learning Lessons Applied to Programming Languages

The polyglot’s guide to learning a programming language

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Simply because we call them languages doesn’t mean that programming languages are similar to human languages. Frankly, once you get past the name, the two couldn’t be more different. Yet still, I’ve spent years learning both, and I’ve come to realize that some of…




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Leo Teixeira

Leo Teixeira

Newly-wed with a baby. Writing about Culture, Language, and Travel. Occasionally I publish pieces of advice to myself about writing or put my degree to work

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