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Completed Flexbox Froggy.
Finally Learned FlexBox , would recommend it 100%.
Fuck I wish I knew what to do about low motivation!!! I have some ideas I think are really great, some that might be profitable, and fuck I just don’t do any of them. I spend more time panicking about what to do than anything else. But damn so much time wasted when I just needed a little guidance or a little planning or a little like less than $100 more money. That frustrates me to no end.
There’s so much bullshit to everything. This does follow up to my wk106 rant, where I’m trying to rationalize the tons of code that are behind the smallest features. How many thousands of builds go into a deploy. Just swallowing how much rite in software.
I feel like a failure at my job at times but what sucks is I’m just in the middle. Not the most experienced dev, not the least. I’ve got my feet wet in a number of things, but not a solid enough stack for a lot.
BUT SOMEHOW I GOTTA BE MOTIVATED TO LEARN. FFS I CAN DO BETTER BUT MY INSIDE IS BROKEN SOMETIMES AND I JUST WANK OFF FUCK GET IT TOGETHER.
Yea, I fight with myself a lot. I have a big ego and I’m a piece of shit at the same time. Idk. That is annoying too. If only I could get really motivated and focused on some of these projects I could do amazing things. I’ve never struggled with a subject I applied myself to. I just wasn’t motivated. I don’t know how to fix it and I wish I did. I also don’t know what the end game for me holds.
This whole complex really scares me for later life. I will have regrets because my mind builds impossible plans for good, but if I achieve any of it I WILL THINK damn I should have not dealt with this and done x. Like I could make world peace but be like damn coulda rebuilt cars or some stupid shit.
So I’ll conclude with that I’ve done a lot of jobs around the house, and yes working with drywall sucks. So sometimes I’ll think about that. But damn. That doesn’t last because I know I can do it well if I apply myself.
All this leads to getting overextended which is another huge motivation killer. I’m trying to learn self control and focus. But also I need small victories along the way. Very annoying.
Well at least I was motivated to finish this rant. I have a few weekly rants I wanted to participate in but couldn’t even find the motivation for that. There was a toxic person in my life then and I’m slowly getting back to normal but I know that even normal me struggles with motivation. Plus that toxic person was my friend and I’ve lost a lot of (long term) friends recently and that is a real drag. But they needed to go. But I wish they had just shut up sometimes then they wouldn’t have been so toxic. But I digress.
I know I have so many ideas I can’t do them all even if I am motivated and for some time is of the essence.
So look out for some collabs. And grab that motivation wherever you can find it.1
Forgetting that pencil and paper are the original OS and that spending even just an hour doodling flows and writing out ideas, models, biz logic, and formulae can save me literally DAYS of hassle...1
Forgetting to git pull before modifying and pushing stuff and then having to resolve a f*ckton of conflicts1
Always read the Stack Overflow thread carefully otherwise, you will'be the one asking a question next time.
My worst default is laziness.
I live in the UE. And in 5 days I reported 15 GDPR breachs (most recruters), so i'm starting to check how could i automise this action so i can do it by a RESTAPI call, and create some kind of 'share' link so other people can report the same business for the same reason... All that only because filling the cnil form is a haslle...
I have a script to classify and auto respond to stupid/shitty questions...
I make short alias for every command i use more than 10 times....
Being Lazy take A LOT OF WORK!1
I string dislike the waterfall methodology and much prefer agile or scrum. And it's incredibly difficult that upper management only understands waterfall while claiming to know agile.
Meanwhile they want things completed by deadlines that are only possible with an agile approach. So you have a mishmash of upper management running waterfall with impossible deadlines and developers trying to meet those deadlines running in agile.
Anyone else have this problem?
Java developers not correctly formatting their code. Like, guys, seriously...your IDEs do that for you and it saves me from having to look at checkstyle complaining for a million lines....1
Wanting to remake the wheel.
p.s. Not sure if it is bad or not as Ive learned a lot, however, there are better alternatives3
1.Ignoring the warnings during compilation of program and executing it.
2.After random crashes,trying to fix the system by handling errors one by one.