[SATLUG] Burned out programmer

Enrique Sanchez esanchezvela.satlug at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 19:45:55 CDT 2011


On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 5:49 PM, Alex Bartonek
<bartonekdragracing at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Actually yes, I was in the same boat about 3 years ago.  I've been programming since I was 15, professionally since I was 20 (I'm 37 now).  I got burned out after 19 years to where I wouldnt want to code at home.   I had a few projects I was working on but I dumped them and they just sit.   Currently I'm a Unix Admin here at work for about 3 years now.  It's been a good transition and now I actually find myself wanting to code...*at home*.   You should give it a shot.  Being able to wear multiple hats is also good for the resume :)
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> -Alex



if you leave the developer path into the SysAdmin one, try focus on
security , I betcha that never gets old and is a highly rewarded
skill.

regards,
enrique.


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