Programmer vs Hacker vs Developer — What They Do ? How They Related To Each Other ?

How a programmer differ from a hacker or a developer ?

Most of us often use this three terms — probably without knowing their actual job. So  it’s important to understand that these are not all the same thing.

In this article we are going to break it down to you — difference between a  programmer, a hacker and a developer, What their actual job ? How they related to each other ?

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Programmer vs Hacker vs Developer

Although, a programmer,a hacker and a developer somewhat related to each other. All of these guys how a programming language can be utilized , but in different ways. Lets start :

Programmer :

A programmer is a person with well defined skills who entirely focused on writing code.Programmers are mostly mastered in one or more programming languages and have reasonably good knowledge of related areas as well.

Hacker :

A hacker is someone who makes things. They mostly alters the thing created by programmers and make them work in a different way. Yes,they also writes code. And hackers have a deep knowledge about functionality of computers and other hardwares. And also they are damn researchers.

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 Developer :

Developers are creators, everyone can’t become a developer because they are trained to write codes. They are expert at finding ways around problems and plugging components together to fulfill a set of requirements. They create things or solve problems by following a set of design and implementation principles.

So these are the basic difference between a programmer, a hacker and a developer.

In short, all three solves problems or create one by writing codes. Anyone who knows programming languages can become a programmer while anyone who knows both programming languages and working of computers could be a hacker but mostly only a trained programmer can become a developer.

Programmer vs Hacker vs Developer

And actually they are all related to each other. Mostly people who writes codes can be any combination of these.

Because all hackers and developers are considered as a programmer.But many programmers and even developers are not creative enough to be considered as a hacker. And also many programmers, and even hackers, are not educated or experienced enough to be considered as a developer.

If you came under any of these categories,then you are awesome. You should be proud for being a programmer or a hacker or a developer because solving problems using code is a superpower by itself.

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Sabarinath is the tech-savvy founder and Editor-in-Chief of TechLog360. With years of experience in the tech industry and a computer science background, he's an authority on the latest tech news, business insights, and app reviews. Trusted for his expertise and hands-on tips for Android and iOS users, Sabarinath leads TechLog360 with a commitment to accuracy and helpfulness. When not immersed in the digital world, he's exploring new gadgets or sharing knowledge with fellow tech enthusiasts.


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