Jimmy McGee · Jul 14, 2013 at 10:00 am

Are You Smart Enough to be a Developer? – XDA Developer TV

Many people who don’t understand computers or coding may think that if you are a developer, you are super smart. The secret that we don’t always tell people is that we aren’t always as smart as people think we are. In fact, XDA Developer TV Producer Jayce wasn’t good at math.

In today’s episode, Jayce talks about learning styles—how people learn things differently. Jayce interviews Douglas Calhoun, Co-Founder of Hack-Reactor. Douglas talks about learning styles and about how you don’t have to be a math wizard to become a software developer.  Check out this video.


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