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Seven Languages in Seven Weeks by Bruce A. Tate

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Finding Your Voice

We’ve talked about movies and characters throughout this book. The joy of movie making means combining your experiences with the actors, sets, and locations that tell the story you want to tell. Everything you do goes into pleasing your audience. The more you know, the better your movies can be.

We need to think about programming in the same way. We, too, have an audience. I’m not talking about the users of our applications, though. I’m talking about the people who read our code. To be a great programmer, you need to write to your audience and find the voice that pleases them. You’ll have more room to find that voice and let it evolve if you learn what other languages have to offer. Your voice is your unique way of expressing ...

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