Let's talk about how we teach new people to program.
There is a saying which I see getting thrown around frequently in the mailing lists and user groups for programming languages. Everyone knows the saying, and I used the latter half of it as the title for this post.
"Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you've fed him for life."
Samuel Levy is a freelance developer and consultant.
He owns and operates Determined Development,
a small web development and consulting company operating out of Brisbane, Australia.
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