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371: The "Fundamentals"

February 14th, 2023  •  36 mins 32 secs  •  Download (40.5 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Joël has been fighting autoloading in a Rails app recently, and it's been really unpleasant. Stephanie has been experimenting with how she interacts with Slack.

What are "the fundamentals"? People often argue for the value of Computer Science classes for the jobbing programmer because we need "the fundamentals." But what are they? And does CS really provide that for us?