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I agree! Young programmers today have it REALLY EASY... when I was in my 20's, it was the late 80's and everything you wrote was original. There was no internet, no github, no codebase we were taught and got in the habbit of writing reusable functions so you could use them in other programs. When you bought the Microsoft C compiler, it came with a library of manuals. We used to hire engineers based on how many they memorized, because the more they had memorized, the less time they would spend function searching.

Today, all the reusable functions are online, the manuals are online, programmers today just patch together the methods we wrote in my generation, put together a UI, debug and they have a program. The only "real" programming comes in those rare cases where the code is not available online.

The outcome, more programs are published...but are they comprised of lines of code written? I would estimate the real number is less than 10% for most applications!
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