As a self-taught developer, should I go to college?

Maybe. But not going to college is not your problem.

Your problem, like many others like you in many professions? You have nothing to show.

  • No side projects.
  • No code in Github.
  • No blog posts.
  • No twitter talking about your work.
  • Nothing.

What gets you a job the fastest in a non-FAANG company is what you did before. Maybe I’m wrong in assuming this — but I doubt it.

Put yourself out there! Have something to show.

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  4. How hard would it be to learn Ruby or Ruby on Rails for a Python developer?
  5. How did you go from a newbie to a software engineer in 9 months while working full time?
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