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Zeal and Dash for Reading Developer Documentation

There is that workflow where a developer 1) encounters a problem, 2) googles the problem and 3) opens links until they find something they can copy-paste to solve the problem. I'm not the first one to discuss this. The pattern has been identified in the past, and it has been named [The Stack Overflow Antipattern](https://riggraz.dev/stack-overflow-antipattern.html). Now, knowing how to use a search-engine to solve a problem is an essential skill for any developer in 2022. And despite its name, the Stack Overflow Antipattern is quite powerful.

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