View Poll Results: Are you good at math? and does it matter to you as a developer?
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DEVELOPERS.... PLEASE LOOK.. Are you good at math?
Im curious about developers and wether or not they are good at math.... I decided to put it in this thread because I think most developers have a gnex right now...
So the question... Developers, are you good at math? and do you think being good at math benefits you as a developer?
- 04-21-2012, 07:16 PM #2
Re: DEVELOPERS.... PLEASE LOOK.. Are you good at math?
It largely depends on what you're developing. Math is always involved -- to some degree -- with application development. It's hard to write an interactive application without using basic loops and numerical variables. Keeping track of these loops and variables as your methods execute is necessary. As your application grows (in size, not in popularity), the patterns that these loops and variables follow can become increasingly complex.
However, an application that lets you fine-tune your contacts would, more often than not, involve less intricate mathematics than a physics-intensive game or one which involves sophisticated mapping and location control.
Edit: I consider myself to have a strong grasp of up to mid-level collegiate mathematics, and I've noticed direct benefits from much of this knowledge while developing for mobile platforms.
- 04-21-2012, 07:22 PM #3
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