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Slow Eddie15-Sep-21 2:20
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Gary R. Wheeler15-Sep-21 12:39
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BillWoodruff14-Sep-21 19:25
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Ever-fresh-and-sparkling OriginalGriff and this past-his-use-by-date dull-patinated antique do not see eye-to-eye here Smile | :)

I assert the survey suggests nothing more than a snapshot of the opinions of the few developers out of 15+ million CP members ... who chose ... had the time ... to take a survey ... in one short-timed sampling period.

"There is nothing left to learn the hard way." Try learning Angular ! Try creating a usable multi-platform app using only MS tools.

"People no longer view you as a hypochondriac." Weak hypothesis: the older programmers who responded pay less attention to what "people" think, in general. For me, I observe my full attention (on CP) is activated/aroused by content from a select group of people that includes (drum-roll): OriginalGriff.

slightly OT: imho, "selective inattention," "signal from noise filtering," is an important psychological strength for a programmer. In my odd career, I have observed this may develop in different ways for a programmer (like this one) who works from experimenting with data and prototyping towards algorithms in a "stepwise refinement" cycle ... and, the "top-down" programmer who wants schemas, Backus-Naur diagrams; who works from algorithms toward coding and prototyping.

"You can have a party and the neighbours don't even notice." Because older programmers have thicker walls ? Because your current loss of employment has caused you to move to a tenement full of drug-dealers playing hip-hop at ear-shattering levels ? Smile | :)

"Your secrets are safe with your friends because they can't remember them either." Consider the antithesis: more at risk because they can't remember what was secret.

I like to say to my students who are so fearful of taking risks: "If you never fall, you will never know what getting-up ... is, or, understand what balance ... is" ... to those who throw code all over the place without discipline, they get a different platitude Wink | ;)
«The mind is not a vessel to be filled but a fire to be kindled» Plutarch

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