Software Development Emotional Cycle

> 2022-03-10

Writing software typically occurs in rapid iterations and can have a similarly rapid emotional cycle attached to the work. Personally, this can be mapped to confidence over time in the plot below.

Software development emotional cycle plot

The pattern goes something like this:

This is a tongue-in-cheek representation, but in actuality, I think a mature developer recognizes this and takes steps to keep the slopes flat as possible.

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