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Discussion on: I don't code outside of work

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Shiraaz Moollatjie

While it isn't necessary to code at home to be successful, it does assume that you're at a job you love and it uses relatively new technology and practices. It also assumes that you're responsible enough to know when to move to a better job.

Success is also a subjective measurement. So there's that to consider.

What I feel is most important is that people should use their time effectively to what's most important to them. Be it family, a side project, a random hobby.

Basically just don't waste your time. Set your goals and go for it.

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Si Author • Edited on

While it isn't necessary to code at home to be successful, it does assume that you're at a job you love and it uses relatively new technology and practices.

I don't agree. I love my job, and use new technologies, but I don't code outside of work anymore.

I've also worked in jobs that I haven't loved, and have used new technologies that I'm not interested in (Blockchain) but I have worked extra hours because it was expected.

Being in a company that doesn't expect you to work extra hours is a sign of a good culture.