Chapter 52. Is it Possible to Lose Your Coding Skills?

This topic was inspired by a Boing Boing article ( that tells the story of a QA developer who spent 6 years working for a company and literally did nothing besides playing computer games, browsing Reddit, and wasting his time.

The Reddit user, FiletOfFish1066, posted his story to the site and it instantly became a supreme case study for what happens when you don't continue to develop your coding skills.

After not working for 6 years, he says that he has completely forgotten how to develop and now he's out of a job. The story goes that he started working as a software tester and realized that, by writing some scripts, he could ...

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