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Discussion on: When programming was no longer fun

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Pedro Otero Prada

I think I've been suffering this for a while. But it came from realizing I had not worked hard enough to stay up to date with recent developments in the industry. So I started, as described here, to compare myself with people that were more experienced, some at a younger age than mine. It helped a lot to compare with myself and realize that even though there's a lot to do, I have indeed learned more since I decided it was time to do something about my skills.

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Carl Hembrough Author

Hi Pedro thanks for contributing. It is easy to start comparing yourself to the younger people who have fresh knowledge on a subject when yours is becoming stale. It is tough to find some balance so that you can keep up, but not let it become a problem.