Chapter 10. Is Reading Important for Developers?

Throughout this book, I have written quite a bit about improving as a developer, specifically discussing various ways to study from a practical perspective. However, in this chapter, I want to specifically answer the question: is reading important for developers?

The short answer to the question is: yes! However, as computer scientists it's poor form to simply take someone at their word. So, let's dive into why reading is critical to improvement.

Why is reading important for developers?

Let's analyze a few key statistics with regard to reading.

CEOs and reading

How many books do you currently read a year? If your answer is that you're too busy to read entire books, let me ask you another question: are ...

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