What will you say to someone that has been learning how to code for 5 years but yet still struggling with it?

I’ve been coding for 25 years and still struggle with it.


If you are struggling with the language you have a serious problem. If you are struggling how to use the language in a certain way - it’s not as serious.

if you are struggling to solve problems - that is more serious and maybe programming is not for you.

iI always say to young programmers - what matters is that you can solve a program. Some problems don’t need programming to solve and you should recognize that too.

  1. Is 2020 the year to learn code?
  2. How do programmers last working for a company for 5 years, 10 years, or 20 years?
  3. Which programming languages do you think will be worth learning in 2021?
  4. Is Elixir worth learning even though it has so few job opportunities?
  5. What coding skills are in demand?
  6. I’m willing to make a project for my final year. What project (related to Python) should I make to achieve a good grade?
  7. Did anybody learn a programming language at the age of 50?
  8. How much of the "Programming Elixir" book must I go through before I can start learning Phoenix?