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you start copying code. Chances that you end up like a sorcerers apprentice
are very high. It has been more than once that we had to fix sites where
people have simply copied code without actually knowing what they have been
On the other hand, looking at code and trying to understand it is one of
Ashu, I couldn't agree with you more! It makes me cringe to think of how many
people copy and paste code without understanding the code itself. The potential
for debugging at that point is nil. In fact, there was an article in Intercom
(March 2000) titled "Add Zip to You Site without Coding." The crux of the
article explained where you can find web sites that allow you to copy and paste
I had a problem with that article. Wouldn't an article about how to actually
at code is a great way to learn, but copying it, pasting it, and calling it your
Phew! I feel a little better now. ;-)
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