Being a developer is like being on a roller coaster ride. What I Absolutely Love About Being a Software Developer. Things that I love being a software developer. For a bit of a motivational jolt, let’s remind ourselves of the perks and life-style advantages of being a developer.
For a bit of a motivational jolt, let’s remind ourselves of the perks and life-style advantages of being a developer
Being a developer is like being on a roller coaster ride. There are ups and downs. Sometimes the job feels like a nightmare, while at other moments (after fixing a resilient bug), you get that abrupt adrenaline rush
You might be reading this article as a developer who’s frustrated with your job. Or you may be in the initial stages of being a developer, which is, without a doubt, the hardest part to endure.
This article is going to help you get motivated and keep working hard when it feels impossible to do so. It’ll also highlight the best parts of programming, those blissful moments.
“Learning to write programs stretches your mind and helps you think better; (it) creates a way of thinking about things that I think is helpful in all domains.”
— Bill Gates
I love being a developer! I love every second of it despite some frustrations that I have to endure (but tell me which job doesn’t come with frustration?), but I’m more than happy to accept the frustration that comes as a developer over what I’d have with other jobs.
Let’s explore and cherish the best parts of being a programmer.
One of the best things about software development is launching your products and becoming an entrepreneur. You don’t need a lot of capital investment or other infrastructural investments to start. You just need an idea and dedication, and boom, you’re good to go. And you can scale your business on the go — be it creating a software-as-a-service (SaaS) product, a mobile app, an online tutorial, or even working for some freelance clients after your 9-to-5 job.
And the best part, if you suck at being an entrepreneur or everything goes wrong, you have not lost much — just your time or some cash spent on buying a domain or marketing your product.
Other professionals can also turn into entrepreneurs, but I believe it’s more challenging for them to do. For example, a surgeon will most likely just continue being a surgeon, though there are exceptions. But the thing is: You don’t get the flexibility you get with being a developer. Developers can do anything whatsoever!
Well, the important thing is that as a developer, you get endless possibilities to kick-start your side hustle while not burning your bank account and going bankrupt.
Being a developer gives you the chance to be your own boss.
Who else loves to write side-effects-free functions? I think we, as programmers, all do. Today, in this story, I will walk you through the basic principles of functional programming that will make your coding life easier.
In this article, we will first discuss some advantages of writing clean code so that you know why we write a specific type of code. Then, we will take a look at the best five tips, or practices, for writing clean code, that developers use most often.