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I will repeat myself : it depends on your problem space. If a company does nothing but make websites and web apps then a degree would likely be optional. My line of work is automation systems and in my over thirty years in it I have never worked with a successful engineer who did not have a degree. In fact, all of the worst programmers I have worked with had CS degrees and I have worked with several horrible programmers who had PhDs in CS. In this context, I define horrible as someone whose work had to be completely rewritten.

What I have found over those decades is there is a lot more to writing good software for automation than knowing computer science. The odd thing about this is the field of automation software is really not that specialized. We have to deal with nearly all aspects of typical software with only a few exceptions. Some people are just not very well-suited for it.

Sometimes I wonder how many of my former co-workers visit this site. Cool | :cool:
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