The bad news is that if you're not digging it this early, hardcore programming probably isn't for you. Casual programming can remain fun, of course, but any push into serious development or even a career doesn't strike me as promising.
The good news is that it can be easy to … Read More
> The issue is all the programs I'm making at the moment are boring, they don't serve a purpose really so it's just learning that is the problem.
I understand that only too well. When I was learning, the toy programs to test out new ideas and practice felt empty … Read More
I am a scientist and studied biology. chemistry, computers, process automation, physics, management and engineering. I am gainfully retired now, but had one heck of a good time in my job. Almost 50 years later I am still learning and love it!
My advice is "learn as much as you … Read More
If it helps to motivate you, I was a gaming and anime addict long time back (before I had a programming career). These days I have a full-time programming job. I still haven't given up on games/anime but the addiction is no longer around. I make it a point … Read More
Don't try to "push" things, it can have a backlash effect. Let's say I have allocated 2 hours for coding, I try to do whatever I can and break out so that I can relax. Even if I don't manage to solve the problem, I leave all the mental baggage … Read More