After effects of RubyConf 2012
Every year a few hundred of ruby enthusiastic geeks from India meet for a conference. 2 days of geeky sessions and loads of fun and a chance to meet and know fellow rubyists. Last year i ventured into such a world in the hope of learning the language and though after a year i had gained as much knowledge in Ruby as toddler has in Shakesphere. But still when the chance came for another event such as this, i signed up in the hope of maybe doing better this time around. And i want to. Badly
For 2 days i sat there with the Rubyists trying to understand what the talk was about, A few things i understood but most of it was Greek and Latin of the highest order. But what it meant was there was some strange feeling within me once i had left the conference. I thought long and hard as to what i had to do to be a real programmer.
For 2 years, other than the first 3 months of training where i had actually programmed, i have not written a single line of code. But i still am a developer.. a WPS developer. All i do is Drag Drop and wire. Then type in some mundane properties and deploy it on to the server.. Booring job i tell you.
Ever since i returned from the conference, my anger and frustration at my job has risen exponentially. I badly want to get a job where i shall be doing some sort of coding. Any language would do. I need to do something that shall get me back to my programming days.. Anything…