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Sherry Day
Sherry Day

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Do you code on weekends?

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Markus H.

i did. then i got married and got a child. priorities changed for the better. if you let your brain chill and think of other than programmering on the weekends, it will be of better use on the weekdays when you work. the brain need to do and focus on other stuff to keep it in a healthy state and also needs to rest from coding. this way will make you a better and well balanced programmer and worker. subjectivley my opinion ofc.

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Marcel Birkenkamp

A little, i started blogging a little (nonpublic), while i work i sometimes find something silly that is not really worth much focus/time, i make notes or a small codepen and when i feel like it on the weekend i work on it and more or less pretend to write a blog post about it as if i had an audience just to improve my approach to learning and communicate better. It has become like a little no pressure hobby and i enjoy the writing part. Also the blog is in english so i practice english as an additional benefit.

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Aziz Kaukawala

Yes, usually its freelancing or learning something new or any fun thing.

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Sometimes. It really depends on whether there's something interesting going on in my head that I want to put into code.

I don't really enjoy putting building blocks together into a product and would much rather just spend my time dicking around with random language features, so I mostly end up building my own micro-frameworks for everything, then when I'm done with them I don't have anything to use them for so I move on to the next thing :D

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Ricardo Giro

Definitely. But maybe because I don't do it all day as a job?
Currently trying to figure out how deployment works for Python... installer, requirements, pip, you name it.

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Rebecca DuPont

Very much so. However, I'm a super early bird. I'm most aware/focused from 5:30am - 11:00am. So if I can get an hour or two in I consider the rest of my day free. But to be clear, I try for two hours, I only feel like doing 1? Doing 30 minutes? Hey, at least I did something. I think the biggest thing is to not beat yourself up.

Happy coding all!

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Ben Halpern

I've been hacking on some random new things to learn on the weekends lately. For a while I never coded on the weekend, but I'm back to having a lot of fun with it.

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Jeremy Friesen

I almost always code on the weekends. One of the joys of Emacs as your primary text editor is you always have fertile ground for coding and learning new concepts.

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Steven Mcleod

Yes I code just about everyday as I am learning to code Web3 :):):)

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Medea

Yep!

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Fabien Lasserre β˜•οΈ

I used to. On evenings as well. Then I discovered I'm much more productive if I have periods when I'm not coding. It creates hype and anticipation, like when I'm longing for playing a video game or reading a book.

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Thomas Cordeiro

Yes, normally personal projects but lately really work stuff…

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Andrew Baisden

Yes why not? It gives us time work on personal projects or get ahead in the game.

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MetaPunk πŸ¦™

With great difficulty, it’s hard enough being a Llama, nevermind a Llama that codes πŸ¦™

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Arturo Nereu

Usually that's the time when I get to do coding for my personal projects or stacks I want to test.
As I grow older, I tend to use my weekends to stay away from the computer.

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