The article on Piglei’s blog reflects on the author’s 14-year programming career, challenging the notion that programming becomes significantly easier with experience. It presents eight insights that highlight the complexities and nuanced aspects of programming. These include the difficulty of writing good code, the importance of creating and maintaining a passion for it, the necessity of an efficient trial-and-error environment, and the significance of understanding both the technological and human elements of software development. The article emphasizes learning effective methods, writing unit tests early, and managing complexity as essential strategies for programmers at any stage of their career.

For a detailed exploration of these insights, you can read the full article at Piglei’s blog.