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facepalm · 2014-06-23 · Original thread
Well you can get Joel's posts as a book: http://www.amazon.com/Joel-Software-Occasionally-Developers-...

You are right about forums. Although I have the impression many of the people who are very frequent writers on HN are also very good developers. So at least it's not necessarily a negative signal.

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