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Alex ChiouTech Lead @ Robinhood, Meta, Course Hero

Sweat The Details, Call Out Edge Cases

Building software that "works" is easy. Building software that truly works in all viable scenarios is hard and what separates the great engineers from the mediocre ones, especially at Big Tech. This lesson will teach you:

  • Why mistakes are extremely punishing in software
  • The relationship between the happy flow and edge cases
  • Why being detail-oriented is an extremely valuable asset in tech, especially for your code quality
  • The mental framework to have as a software engineer to proactively call out edge cases in a systematic way