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UnicornPoo2058226dI’ve been there. Hate web dev, it’s just tedious. I’m now getting sick of back end so not sure what I’m going to do next.
Think my biggest hate was asking users to test functionality and them coming back to me asking to change the colour of a button.
mcalis262226dNot advice, but have you been able to precisely identify the part that makes you lose motivation? Is it the sameness of the web development? Or is it that it feels like you're not solving actual problems? I'm asking because "a change of scenery" can be doing some other kind of programming or it can be stepping away from programming altogether and, I don't know, start making cheeses.
Best of luck with it. If at all possible try not to stay in the limbo zone too long. I can only speak for myself but for every gut feeling I ever had regarding a change in life I almost always ended up thinking afterwards why didn't I make that change sooner.
ZioCain2756226dYeah... feel like that at least once a week
asgs10800226d"hiring test which has nothing to do with the actual job" - I hope this ends at some point
RexGalilae176220dI'd say building web forms is probably playing the janitorial role in web dev.
It's the most stressful, least rewarding yet the most essential job you can do as a web developer. Also, the least appreciated.
Sadly, someone's got to do the dirty work :/
Web Dev is still a whole lot of fun outside of this niche though.