This post is not going to teach you how to become a professional developer nor intermediate or novice, but this post is going to give you steps that if follow will make you developer in no time
this steps are
You need to decide if software programming is a path that you want follow in your career, a lot of people keep procastinating about this, but i tell you the moment you decide if software development is a path for you, but if it is not please find something.
- PICK A LANGUAGE AND DECIDE ON A LEARNING PROJECT.
Picking a language is very much harder especially if you are just starting, but it is very simple, just ask yourself this question
- What kind of developer do you want to become, do you want to be a mobile apps developer than you might want to consider starting with java or objective c, or do you want to become a web developer then you might want to consider php, phyton or ruby.
- you need to consider if there is a decent market for it.
pick a learning project that you will want to developed while learning that particular language.
- SET A LEARNING HABIT
This is a point where your might will be tested but if you really intrested on learning programming you will scale through, learning habit involves setting out i called prime time hour , this is an hours that you set aside to learn programming everyday, the number of hours is uptill you to decide base on your learning curve.
- BUILD CREDIBILITY INDICATORS,
Credibility indicator is something that shows people that you are a serious developer, i think there are three way to build your credibility indicators
- Get involve in open source project
- do certification
- Engage yourself in developers community like stagoverflow.com
I know networking is not something that developer know how to do well, but i tell if you are try to lant you first job in programming then you need to network with other developer in anway possible that you can.
i know you can bro, because that is what am currently practicing
if other can do it , i do not see anything that will stop you from doing it too,
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