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Do you ever get burnt out from coding?

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Yep. I also program for a living, which makes burnout especially problematic since I don't have the option just to take a few days whenever I want to get over it. The only advice I have is to not put in overtime and get outdoors as often as you can. Anything you can do that is the opposite of sitting in front of your computer will help.

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I don't know, I just feel burnt out in general now that I think about it. Last year around this time I was on the roll. I was acing all my classes, doing hobby programming, hitting the gym, and doing other activities as well. Now that's taken a huge slump. I don't do as much anymore, and brain cant focus as much. I tried opening my allegro book, but my brain refuses. I hate this lol.

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It could be the work you are doing that is putting you off.

 

Back in my PHP days I was 'burnt out' often, I thought programming was a joke and the most depressing thing ever to do, now im,.. well let's just say I have a timer on my comp that tells me to eat, work out and sleep as it is very easy to fall in a hypnotic trance while programming.

 

I also avoided going to uni to study programming, once I got good at things I figured I would get that magical 'certificate' you hear everyone talking about, but was hugely put off by the syllabus (and the fact that Java was mandatory :P), I think if I went to uni I would have quit after a month.

 

My point is, it could very much be the work you are doing that is putting you off and not necessarily programming itself. Maybe it is time to move from Allegro to Prestissimo ;)

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