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May 17, 2020
In this episode of GeeksBlabla, we discuss with self-taught developers about their experience, how they get started and how they made it professionally.
0:00 - Introduction
0:05 - If you don’t have a CS degree, how did you learn to code?
0:08 - Did you do any particular courses or bootcamps?
0:12 - Was the learning path difficult at the beginning?
0:18 - How can you stay motivated while learning to code?
0:24 - Is it okay to start building an online presence as newbie web dev?
0:28 - How can a junior developer get out of the "tutorial cycle" ?
0:33 - Since things evolve very rapidly, how do you decide on what is worth learning ?
0:36 - What kind of projects should we work on ? should this projects be something really special and unique, or just take personal ideas and keep working on them and sharing them?
0:37 - How did you get your first programming job/ freelance work?
0:43 - How has your life changed since becoming a professional programmer?
0:49 - Has anyone ever asked about your coding qualifications when you have been talking to clients?
0:51 - Do you think a CS degree is unnecessary now?
0:57 - Did you still learn after you got your first job
1:00 - Do you have tips for getting a remote job as a junior developer?
1:02 - What advice do you have for someone who wants to get their first programming job but they don’t have the time or money for a CS degree?
1:32 - Is there something that most self-taughts have over "classic" engineers ?
1:35 - Does security background helps in cracking interviews and landing jobs as a developer?
1:42 - Will you go after fundamentals (Data types, patterns, algorithms...etc) Or you just learn things directly and try hard to go for it?
1:44 - Wrap up and Goodbye.