[OT] Internet Censorship

Pete pete at mollysrevenge.com
Mon Aug 15 13:08:40 EDT 2011


You can take the word hobbyist as you please, it wasn't meant as a demeaning
term.  And yes, there is crappy stuff produced by people who are "real"
programmers (whatever that means). And yes, both groups of people probably
never had a course in UI design or DB design - that's the whole point.
 Writing the program is the final stage of a the process and without the
understanding of the things you mentioned, the result will likely not be
good, whether it's written by someone who is paid good money to be a
programmer or by someone who does it for fun.
Pete
Molly's Revenge <http://www.mollysrevenge.com>




On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 8:06 PM, Judy Perry <jperryl at ecs.fullerton.edu>wrote:

> Perhaps you'd care to offer an example or three of "hobbyist" (notice that
> it is ALWAYS used in a demeaning manner) software done in LC that looks or
> behaves any crappier than stuff produced by "real" programmers in *any*
> language who've obviously never had a course in UI or UX design?
>
> Judy
> "the lowly dumb hobbyist"
>
> On Sat, 13 Aug 2011, Pete wrote:
> <snip>
>
>  Just like recording software, using a programming language without the
>> required knowledge produces pretty lousy results.
>>
>
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