Do you have Stopping Point Syndrome? I didn’t know that I had it until I read a recent post on Programmers.SE about how someone just couldn’t find a stopping point and would work into the night or until he passed out. In essence, it’s when you want to wait until you get to a good stopping point, but you just can’t seem to get there. It’s a real problem, and one that many of us have faced before. Here’s how I’ve helped curb this problem in my own development life and used this need of a stopping point to my advantage.
Writing software can be both a job and a hobby for many of us, and we all have projects sitting out there that we start and never finish. Some of them, however, are farther along or more useful than others. When we remember that we need to finish a project, whether at work or at home, you can use these tips for getting things done immediately to get back to your life!: