I get asked this question multiple times on a daily basis:
I WANT TO BE A PROGRAMMER, which language should I learn ? where do I start ?
Honestly you asking the wrong person, why you may ask? I’m a self taught person, I don’t know all the area’s, I’m no expert, I’m no mentor/guidance counselor/professor.
I was interested in websites aka web development & web design so I drove in straight didn’t look right or left at other fields and I never read up or was interested in them. Obviously being in the “programming” field made me aware of the other types of devs & programmers and the fields available, however I don’t know much about it.
The question you should ask yourself is what made you interested in programming ?
What got your attention is what you should try!
If it was just I want to be a programmer and have no idea which field I would suggest reading up on different paths maybe speaking to devs in that field explore a bit and see if its something that interests you.
As I said on Instagram before: I’m flattered that you guys are ready to taken a path that I suggest, but it should be you making the decision.
Go speak to your tech teacher/professor get some advice from him/her, speak to people that know you and your interests they will be able to help you make a decision.
A question on Quora that might interest you:
What are the career paths for a programmer?
(Or the bigger question: what is a typical tech firm’s management structure?)
WEB: Path/career options, what (languages) to learn
Some articles that might interest you:
How to stay focused being a freelancer / self study
Self made programmers, how to study [tips,expl]
40 resources you can learn coding/programming ONLINE
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