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I have tried and gave up on it due to amount of ceremony involved to create Angular application. It might be easier to summon a demon then use that pile of **** . It may have improved since I was banging my head with Angular 2 or was it 4 ?
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Had a funny moment, someone in the C++ pen was looking at Code Project. I must admit this concerns me a little, like not making any work place comments ( X is a knob etc.) mind you he wasn't looking at the lounge!..
Of course, most of the programmers I've worked with don't code as a hobby, either.
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Yeah, well, some members can be - not to mention any names...
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Nope. I've seen all sorts of other things, but one thing I've come to learn, and this is from directly asking "is coding something you're passionate about" (and I think there have been CP survey's similar to this question) the resounding answer is no. The lack of passion is so profound that I tpyically find that "coders" aren't even interested in sharpening (pun intended) their skills relevant to work. If there's any "training" or "mentoring" done, it seems to be because management forces people to attend classes or watch videos from one of the online training sites. I find it all very sad, and I end of feeling rather lonely as well.
On the flip side, the people I know that are passionate about software development et al, well, it's like walking into an incense smelling crystal and self-therapy new age store except it's full of geeks stringing together words into strange new phrases like "emergent sense making" and whenever one of those utterances is made the rest of the lemurs chant "that is so profound!" Not really my type of crowd either.
"coders" aren't even interested in sharpening (pun intended) their skills relevant to work
Personally, I'm not real passionate about my primary tasks at work -- it's all drag-and-drop SSIS.
BUT that doesn't mean that I'm not passionate about the things that I do enjoy, and whenever I have a chance to do "real" development (primarily console utilities that help me do everything else), then I'm back in scha-wing-town full-tilt boogie.
What I do want to get back to is writing code for my own home projects, which have stagnated the last few years. This evening I'm back to looking at a new attack on my holy grail of Data Access Layers. I have made several attempts over the last fifteen years, but each inevitably bloats and becomes unmanageable -- so adding new features is impossible. Every few years I have to start fresh with a new feature set.
Whenever I'm asked "is coding something you're passionate about?" I want to kick the person asking the question in the head until they expire (I don't mean that literally!). What is really being asked? Is the expected answer "I think and talk about code 24/7"? If so then that doesn't leave much time for a real life and I am not that person. One of the definitions of "passion" from Merriam-Webster is "a strong liking or desire for or devotion to some activity, object, or concept". I strongly like programming. Am I "devoted"? Nah. But I have been creating software for over 40 years, have not done any other type of work, and can't imagine doing anything else. And because I have a strong liking for the craft of programming, I keep an eye on the industry, and continuously develop as a programmer. So, if that's "passion" then I'm passionate. Otherwise, whatever... Okay, that was a bit of a rant but I do feel better now.