Programming is fun. REALLY!

My next project at work is going to be using a JavaScript framework called Dojo. I know nothing about Dojo, and I've barely ever done any JavaScript either! So all day today I've been reading books on the topic which has been really fun. One of the books had the below quote, and I thought it was spot on!

"Computer programming is tremendous fun. Like music, it is a skill that derives from an unknown blend of innate talent and constant practice. Like drawing, it can be shaped to a variety of ends - commercial, artistic, and pure entertainment. Programmers have a well-deserved reputation for working long hours but are rarely credited with being driven by creative fevers. Programmers talk about software development on weekends, vacations, and over meals not because they lack imagination, but because their imagination reveals worlds that others cannot see." -- Larry O'Brien and Bruce Eckel in Thinking in C#

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If you'd finish your basic music training you could enjoy the creative fun there, too.

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