I am confused as to whether it is acceptable to use code produced by other people for something that is related to me and my creations. Do i have to resort to coding my portfolio website with pure css and js to demonstrate my credibility and experience as a candidate employee? Does the ideology of ‘using other people’s tools to create a better product’ apply here in this context, or would it be considered plagiarism? Is there some sort of gradient as to how much i should use third party tools for my website for it be ethically appropriate, if it all?

  • @ipkpjersi
    29 months ago

    Of course. It also shows that you know how to make use of third party libraries, which a lot of employers like to see.

    • @coloredgrayscale
      39 months ago

      but then why would they ask candidates to write functions like binary tree traversal from scratch during interviews? /s