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I guess I fall under that category. I work for a big company, but as far as I know (in my location) there are no other programmers. The work I do now was contracted to an outside source. I work by myself mostly... And I love it. Also, I develop industrial software (machine control, DAQ, and other types of interfaces), not business software. I think if I had to write business software I'd just about rather go flip burgers.

The engineer that I work with 90% of the time just tells me what he wants and then leaves me alone and lets me do it. Then there are a few projects where I'm free to design every aspect of the software.

Overall, I love being a solo developer. I wouldn't want it any other way.
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