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When first learning programming, I was very pleased by what seemed to be the inherent objectivity of code. Everything appeared to be very black and white, cut and dry, yes or no. I totally understood that there were many different ways to approach any given problem, but ultimately either your unique approach worked or it didn’t — there was no in-between.

Lol.

My first encounter with how subjective programming can be came when I started to truly learn about inheritance. I say ‘truly’ because I first learned about class constructors when I taught myself Python and my genuine impression at that point was “okay I got it, this is what all classes look like and this is how all inheritance works.” Class inheritance was inheritance to me. …

Spencer Smith

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