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I just retired!!!
My last position I was filling 2 roles, sometimes 3. (Scrum Master / Mainframe/ .Net programmer) Why? well, I volunteered ....Silly I know but it allowed me to remain current and employed for the last couple of years. Besides it was fun learning something new.
Years ago, I worked as a contractor for a company supporting a major player in the mainframe market. We had to rewrite some assembler routines. I was getting through it slowly. One of the senior senior people (70) came over to see how I was doing. We started talking about it, he sat down and started coding assembler. The code flowed from his fingers as easily as watching water flow downhill. He finished in 2 hours what would have taken me 6 hours to complete. I remember talking to him about it, his only comment was "takes a bit of practice". He spent some time helping me to improve my assembler language coding skills.

That is one of the reasons why you should have senior people hanging around.
Cegarman
document code? If it's not intuitive, you're in the wrong field Big Grin | :-D

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