Jan. 12, 2021

How To Become a Self-taught Developer (Advice and Stories From Actual Self-taught Developers)


I invited 3 self-taught developers on to talk about their journeys of becoming professional developers and share advice on how you can follow the same path. At a time where opportunities are limited due to the pandemic, we need all options on the table more than ever. If you believe that the only way to become a professional developer is to invest in a college degree or coding bootcamp, why not listen to a few developers who carved out their own path?

Host/Guests:
Don Hansen - https://www.linkedin.com/in/donthedeveloper
Aaron Billings - https://www.linkedin.com/in/aaron-billings-9b429610a
Jeremy Wall - https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeremywall
Whitley Bone - https://www.linkedin.com/in/whitleybone

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Over a year ago, I created a brand new company (DONTHEDEVELOPER LLC) with a very ambitious goal. By the end of this year (2021), my goal is for my business, that helps junior developers get unstuck and get that first position, to become self-sustainable and allow me to do this full-time. If my content has helped you in any way and you'd like to help support me with this goal or get more involved with our community, please consider taking a look at some of the links below. Thank you so much to everyone who's believed in me and has helped support this venture. You're turning my dream into a reality!

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