Software Development, Frustration Rollercoaster


What are the harshest truths of being a software engineer? from cscareerquestions

Shit-Gnome
Sometimes you’ll encounter problems that seem impossible, and will take much longer than you’d expect to solve. If you let it, it will break your confidence for a while. Then you’ll finally figure it out, and feel amazing. It can be a self-confidence rollercoaster.

WorriedFortune
I struggle with this so much. Sometimes I feel like I know what I’m doing, other times I feel like I have an IQ of 55.

PringlesDuckFaceĀ 
It’s like the IDE is stabbing the red squiggle right into my heart.

Drauren
I pendulum between, “I am an absolute god at my job” to ” I am a fucking idiot” on a semi-daily basis.