On certifications

When I’ve spoken to people about certifications (anywhere in IT, whether it’s programming, databases, sys-ops, etc…), I’ve always encountered very heated positions. There seems to be no middle term on this debate… opinions seem to revolve around the ones who think they are a great idea and the ones who actively dislike hate them. Typical arguments I’ve heard in favour of them: Learning the tools will make you a better builder.
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