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On the Nature of Software Engineering

I’ve just read that MIT software engineering curriculum switches from Scheme to Python. The story raises an interesting point – the curriculum changed since they realized that as the systems grow in complexity, the software engineering is now much farther from precise math-like science and much closer to an experimental science, where you have to deal with large systems with bad documentation and without taking the time to fully understand them. I deeply agree with this idea.

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  1. April 26th, 2015 at 13:17 | #1

    I couldn’t refrain from commenting. Exceptionally well written!

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