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Re: The "Perfect" Course of Study for a Technical Writer
Subject:Re: The "Perfect" Course of Study for a Technical Writer From:Morgan L <morganlandry -at- gmail -dot- com> To:techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Thu, 21 Aug 2008 08:32:46 -0500
> I was thinking what the "perfect" technical writing degree would
> consist of so that students would be the most marketable post-college.
> * Introductory Programming (C++, Java, etc)
What do you mean by "introductory programming"? I did fine when loops,
if-then statements, and basic recursion were all covered in my classes,
but I couldn't wrap my mind around data structures such as linked lists,
heaps, trees, stacks, and so forth. Do I need to understand data
structures to be a successful technical writer?
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