How do you cope with programming works when you are over 50?

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common issues like; keep forgetting the syntax and commands, easily lost train of thoughts, mental crunching rate is more than 1/2 of what i used to have a decade ago, finding it less and less motivated to work with mental taxing tasks. How do you manage to cope with failing programming competency?
 

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common issues like; keep forgetting the syntax and commands, easily lost train of thoughts, mental crunching rate is more than 1/2 of what i used to have a decade ago, finding it less and less motivated to work with mental taxing tasks. How do you manage to cope with failing programming competency?
Find a different line of work. No shame.
 

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common issues like; keep forgetting the syntax and commands, easily lost train of thoughts, mental crunching rate is more than 1/2 of what i used to have a decade ago, finding it less and less motivated to work with mental taxing tasks. How do you manage to cope with failing programming competency?
Heng I too stupid to be in IT in the first place...
 

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common issues like; keep forgetting the syntax and commands, easily lost train of thoughts, mental crunching rate is more than 1/2 of what i used to have a decade ago, finding it less and less motivated to work with mental taxing tasks. How do you manage to cope with failing programming competency?
50 should be management level and let ppl do the mental taxing stuff?
 

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Start doing something different like architecture, migration and less coding.
 

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Even ah ma can still do programming
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common issues like; keep forgetting the syntax and commands, easily lost train of thoughts, mental crunching rate is more than 1/2 of what i used to have a decade ago, finding it less and less motivated to work with mental taxing tasks. How do you manage to cope with failing programming competency?
Use good ide like ideas for syntax, refer document, stackoverflow, udemy.
Alot programming language creator are over 50 yo
 

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I'm 59 this year and I still like doing nested loops even if it's not a good programming practice but I don't get to do much programming anymore.
 

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common issues like; keep forgetting the syntax and commands, easily lost train of thoughts, mental crunching rate is more than 1/2 of what i used to have a decade ago, finding it less and less motivated to work with mental taxing tasks. How do you manage to cope with failing programming competency?

Become a security guard.
Shake leg feed mosquito.
No need to use brain one.
 

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common issues like; keep forgetting the syntax and commands, easily lost train of thoughts, mental crunching rate is more than 1/2 of what i used to have a decade ago, finding it less and less motivated to work with mental taxing tasks. How do you manage to cope with failing programming competency?

it is mostly due to working memory decline as we age.

having routine to maintain working memory or learning tricks to rely on long term memory more on cognitive task.

fasting. meditation resistance training. cardio workout. fish oil supplement.

it not just helps with programming, but your overall quality of life. and even longevity.


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