The Software Development Industry is plagued with stress. Many will lead you to believe that that’s just how the industry is. I was a stressed out developer before I figured out how to be a happy one. Go to any social media platform and you’ll see a ton of happy software developers. That’s not how the real world is. The real world is full of unhappy and stressed out developers. While you can’t eliminate stress completely, you can work on becoming happier and a little less stressed out each day. Time to become a Happy Software Developer. 1. Understand the