Indeed he is the modern wizard, dabbling in arcane mathematics and speaking strange languages, weaving his prestidigitations he can mesmerize people for hours on end. As far as people judging code quality goes, I prefer furrowed brow index, it's easy to quantify and slightly less ambiguous than laughter.
I am a .Net Programmer and love it. it gives me a new challenge every day. Cons: just because you taught yourself how to program doesn't mean you are good at it. give your code to another programmer and depending on how much he/she laughs will tell you if you are good or not
Programming is definitely a different type of art form that requires logic, problem solving, attention to detail and patience. Cons: Can be very stressful if you are under tight deadlines. Management not understanding that writing a program is not like being on assembly line.
Yeah! This is my initial choice and my passion. Computer Science, Computer Engineering, anything related to information technology and computers is the job for me. I'm a nurse.It's equally fulfilling. Cons: A great job but I did not pursue it. :-(