The problems faced by each developer

Flexible working hours, work from any geographic location, high fees, the possibility of independent work on independent projects, all to the good side programming job .

2016-09-10   Sandro Basta







The problems faced by each developer
Flexible working hours, work from any geographic location, high fees, the possibility of independent work on independent projects, all to the good side programming job . However, each profession brings with it many challenges, including the programming is absent in this regard.

Hardware
Every developer who was once invited to solve a problem with the server knows how these problems are painful, because the software can not without the hardware, it relies on the most important function. As much as some engineers tried to avoid the hardware, sooner or later be confronted with the specific hardware and the connection problems that are trying to solve the software.

Therefore experienced developers recommend juniors to learn about the hardware and systems, as will their coding depend on the hardware.

Debugging
Even the best, most carefully designed code can have bugs. Of course, the developers need to devote some time finding and correcting flaws in the software. While some bugs can quickly find, others may be "ungraspable", which leads to loss of valuable hours that could be used for development.

Poorly documented code
Working with the code that is created by another developer can be frustrating, but it is less of a problem if the code well documented. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. It takes a lot more time to solve the problem that lacks a well-written explanation of how the bug is removed.

Linking codes
Systems for control of the source code, such as git or subversion, are excellent tools that allow more developers working simultaneously in the same base, with no complications.
However, when changing codes may appear item conflict if, say, two developers have changed the same file. In this case, these changes need to be merged. Such conflicts can usually be solved easily, but it can easily happen that the process is delayed and brought new complications.

Unrealistic expectations
For developers are generally assumes that are quite intelligent. Unfortunately, this fact often leads employers and project managers to unrealistic expectations. They lose a realistic idea of what a developer, or team of them, can produce up to a certain date. Therefore, the engineer exposed to enormous pressure, which interferes with work performance.

Working in someone else's code
As with poorly documented code, this task can be a challenge for developers. Sooner or later, they find themselves in a situation where they are forced to continue where they left off colleagues; to carry out repairs or bring improvements in functionality. Basically, it can be inherited job predecessors, some changes in the organization or simply assists to grow into assignment.

Not enough time
For all the necessary time, and to build good software. However, senior management and clients are generally not patient enough and willing to wait for the decision. As a result, developers are often under pressure which, of course, leads to errors in programming and thus prolong the process, increased workload and meet deadlines.

People do not understand what the developers deal
Despite the growing number of programmers and constantly growing market demand for this profession, many people do not understand what the programmer does. They realize that the work associated with the technology, but very little attention to the distinction of software and hardware. Programmers are often in a situation where  people  asked questions about exactly what they do at work. Although these issues are common and can be tough, every programmer knows that it is not important - it is most important to him that job makes you happy and successful.