re: 25 years of coding, and I'm just beginning VIEW POST


I'm a Dev manager. I've been in software for 30 years, haven't coded professionally for the past 10 years. But I love coding and always have a bunch of little personal projects on the back burner.

Problem is that I keep getting sidetracked by distractions. I'm pretty poor at Git, so I feel compelled to be a Git power user. I don't know Docker but hear it's popular, so I feel I have to learn Docker before I actually make anything. Etc.

However this becomes endless, because there is an endless number of technologies that are good to know.

So the funny thing is, I was thinking very similar things to what you wrote. Although it seems like you've thought it out a lot more.

If I have to sum it up, I guess the it boils down to "Just do it", as Nike says!


i would have to agree! also find what your passion really is. I think we forgot to practice our passion vs our thirst for knowledge and the want of being on the "cool tool wagon".

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