How do you find a project which is right for you?

0 Jesse Cox · October 21, 2014
Programming is really boring me. I have no idea what I want to do with it anymore. Every project I start tends to bog me down in spirit. :(

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+1 Source Slayer · October 22, 2014
Create something that is useful to you on a practical level. Do not rush to make fancy features, but write them down, return to those ideas when you want to use them, but first get the initial concept down.
0 Troy Jones · October 22, 2014
Make tutorials, so we can get better so we can be bored. :(
0 Alex Sweps · October 23, 2014
Find yourself repeating something over and over? Thats a program you can write to automate it :) 

Thats a rule of thumb I generally follow to find new things to write. Also when I go through tutorials I tend to think of things that may come in handy as im coding them. Dont start massive either. Small programs can be just as useful and faster to complete. 

My first useful program ever was in ruby. All it did was read a filename and change the name depending on what the file was. Saved a lot of time and trouble at work and was so simple. 
0 Jesse Cox · October 23, 2014
My first computer program was a cash register with numerous arrays and functions. Then I wrote an amateur radio contact logging program. I've written numerous scripts over the years but the big programs just don't interest me anymore.
0 Alex Sweps · October 23, 2014
Maybe join a group in a large project that interests you or try specialise in something like multithreading or something. You can always learn new languages aswell.
0 Colonel Panic · October 23, 2014
A good idea is to be a contributor to an existing project.  Lots of people contribute to some sort of open source software that they utilize at work on a regular basis.   
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