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?
Retire and let someone who wants to do your job get hired.
 

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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?
what languages, platforms u doing?
 

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It's a cue to change or leave this line of work.

I'm si ginna pi now and only learnt 2 prog languages so far at a basic level many years ago. You ask me to do anything serious with them, I'll stare at you blankly like I've forgotten who I am. Tried as I might, really cannot tahan writing code and debugging. On the other hand, messing around with physical setups, taking measurements, logging data for hours straight is fine with me because it's more engaging.

Then someone else will write the code to analyse all the data I collected (using code they've written). :s13:
 

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It's a cue to change or leave this line of work.

I'm si ginna pi now and only learnt 2 prog languages so far at a basic level many years ago. You ask me to do anything serious with them, I'll stare at you blankly like I've forgotten who I am. Tried as I might, really cannot tahan writing code and debugging. On the other hand, messing around with physical setups, taking measurements, logging data for hours straight is fine with me because it's more engaging.

Then someone else will write the code to analyse all the data I collected (using code they've written). :s13:
For all those functions that I need, I have refer to the online docs examples, cutnpaste, modify to suit my needs. Can't remember all those syntax at all.
 

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just need practise...

go to udemy .. and just go thru those courses where you code the project as you learn..

dont go thru those courses which teaches you the syntax... that one is no use one.
 

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Those syntax and function issues, your IDE should have taken care of all these nonsense for you. As for loss of train of though - try planning ahead before you code. Dont just jump in and straight away code. Write down on paper or whiteboard om what to do and they can serve as visual reminders.
 

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no idiot.... you don't get that I am actually referring to you.

you are hopeless!!!


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I am doing very well for myself. Nowhere near 50s, and far higher up in the value chain where I can give instructions instead of having to do programming, which is basically bangala's work in the IT context. I guess I am "hopeless" since I don't need to "hope" for anything in my life right now.

A person doing programming in his or her 50s for fun is fine. But to have to depend on doing this to earn a living... This person needs to look back on his time in the workforce and ask himself what went wrong.

Seeing how triggered you are, you're probably in the same boat as the almost-60 PM who have to report to us and get shouted at by people half his age.

Enjoy your life. We're enjoying ours.
 

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I am doing very well for myself. Nowhere near 50s, and far higher up in the value chain where I can give instructions instead of having to do programming, which is basically bangala's work in the IT context. I guess I am "hopeless" since I don't need to "hope" for anything in my life right now.
A person doing programming in his or her 50s for fun is fine. But to have to depend on doing this to earn a living... This person needs to look back on his time in the workforce and ask himself what went wrong.
Seeing how triggered you are, you're probably in the same boat as the almost-60 PM who have to report to us and get shouted at by people half his age.
Enjoy your life. We're enjoying ours.

goes to show how entrenched and deluded you are. lack perspective and world view only revolved around satisfying personal ego.

what you writing here is an obvious one to most human except for yourselves. sadly, don't think you will get it.

like I said, sinkie like you is hopeless, thinking that the world is zero sum and throwing out demeaning words alluded putting people down.

lastly, I don't wish you well coz I'm not a hypocrite like you. coz your perspective is detriment to our society.


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goes to show how entrenched and deluded you are. lack perspective and world view only revolved around satisfying personal ego.

what you writing here is an obvious one to most human except for yourselves. sadly, don't think you will get it.

like I said, sinkie like you is hopeless, thinking that the world is zero sum and throwing out demeaning words alluded putting people down.

lastly, I don't wish you well coz I'm not a hypocrite like you. coz your perspective is detriment to our society.


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Boo hoo.

You're just sore that your life is crap and envious that others are doing better than you. Calling other people hopeless won't change the state of your own sad, pathetic life.

The moment someone points out the truth that you deep inside know, or have a different perspective from you, you cannot reconcile the sad reality you're living in and start picking fights with people online.

Enjoy your sad, pathetic and meaningless life.
 

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Boo hoo.
You're just sore that your life is crap and envious that others are doing better than you. Calling other people hopeless won't change the state of your own sad, pathetic life.
The moment someone points out the truth that you deep inside know, or have a different perspective from you, you cannot reconcile the sad reality you're living in and start picking fights with people online.
Enjoy your sad, pathetic and meaningless life.

you are all cooking up narrative to protect your fragile ego that constantly needs validation.

shall end here. seem it will get worst from here on.


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new version of java got vector compute...... multiple data multiple functions.

vector as in scalar vector tensor that vector......
 
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