Code is killing my creativity

almost 8 years ago from Maxim Zhukov, Creative Developer Freelance

  • Travis VocinoTravis Vocino, almost 8 years ago

    Well there's an important thing to note, regardless of whether we are talking designing the interface in a graphical tool or picking a technology stack to build it with:

    Done is better than best.

    Don't get caught up in trying to figure out what the absolute best tool for the job is (e.g node vs. rails). If you're writing the code and you're designing the interface, either at the same time or at different stages, just ask yourself what you know like the back of your hand which will enable you to get it done.

    That's not to say you shouldn't learn new stuff, of course. Just make sure you are solving the real issue first, which is deploying something by a certain date. Building in timeline constraints will help a lot when you're creating your own projects.

    Otherwise, you end up doing what you're doing: thinking too much.

    17 points