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Discussion on: I think I'm falling out of love with front end web dev

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Tevin Rivera

You really have pinned the exact feeling that I have been experiencing for the last few months now as a web developer at a creative/marketing agency. I have also started to look into other sides of programming but haven't settled on one yet. I want to try game programming, but I too felt I wouldn't be good enough. But your article has inspired me to actually try it out; it would make sense since I have always played video games my entire life. Without knowing too much of your story, but I would think that getting a jr role in the gaming side of things shouldn't equate to a junior salary for you since you are already a proven professional in the software industry. That definitely should count for something. Well, I would hope. Either way good luck and thanks for the inspiring and relevant article.

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Richard Oliver Bray Author

Thanks for your reply, it's glad to know that there are people who feel the same way. Yeah I hope if I went into the game industry I wouldn't be a jr but that stuff does look quite complicated we'll see how it goes. Also if you're thinking about doing gaming as a hobby I can't recommend Haxe/HaxeFlixel enough, it's quite an easy game engine to get into for a JS/TS dev. I'll be happy to help if you have any questions.