Have I failed as a programmer?

Programmer of ten years coming out of a depression slump of five years. I've spent the last five years building and maintaining data capture tools, preparing intraday extracts/deliverables to numerous clients, routine api and sql work. Right now I'm at a bit of a loss as I don't seem to have the experience to have 10 years of experience. I don't think I should throw in the towel - I'm just not sure what makes sense as a next move.

3 Answers

  • Robert
    Lv 5
    4 weeks ago
    Favorite Answer

    I would consider going for more education. You might find a new specialty that reinvigorates your interests.

  • 4 weeks ago

    Keep working because that's why people keep paying you.

  • Pearl
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    i would hope not

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