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Discussion on: Do I need to code in my free time to be a good developer?

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Jef LeCompte • Edited

I go in the coding as a hobby camp, but sometimes I get frustrated with myself that I didn't get any "free time" because I put that time into personal projects, home lab stuff, or potentially extra work from time to time. I say free time here, because maybe subconsciously I think my extra coding/learning is for self development and for work.

Then throw in making time for personal life stuff (significant other, chores, errands, etc). Trying to fit it all into one day is unreasonable and overwhelming. So it's hard to pick and choose what to do I think.

Semi unrelated, but maybe something to add.