Three Developer Articles that Interested Me This Week — 11/21/2022

Nick Hodges
1 min readNov 21, 2022

(I missed last week. My apologies)

Every Monday, I post three things from the world of software development that interest me or otherwise catch my attention. Subscribe via email and get this in your inbox every Monday.

Are Coding Bootcamps Worth It? How to Start a Career in Code

Granted, this article is on a website trying to sell boot camp enrollments, but that doesn’t mean that they aren’t totally spot on. If you want to become a software developer, a boot camp is the way to go. A CS degree is expensive, will teach you things of little use to you in your career, and will take a lot longer.

The Art of Debugging

Debugging really is an art — and one that isn’t taught enough, especially in CS classes. It’s also a skill that can be learned. My best tip for debugging is “only change one thing at a time.”

GitHub Copilot Isn’t Worth the Risk

Copilot continues to be controversial in the developer community. I am not a lawyer, and neither is the writer of this article, but I can see the point: that copilot uses open source code without attribution.