It’s Not Too Late to Become a Software Developer After the Age of 35, 40, or 50: the TOP 10 True Great Success Stories (Photos)

Is it too late to become a software developer after 35? Are 35, 40, or 50 too old to learn programming? Famous and ordinary programmers who started late Aimee Morgan, Clayton Boyle, Wendy Zenone, Bill Barnett, Tyson Daugherty, Sara Powell, Derek Langton, Pavol Almasi, Laurie Alaoui and others are ultimately showing by example that «it’s never too late to change career to do what you love or what you are passionate about».

  1. Aimee Morgan, a former Stanford University Libraries archivist, enrolled in an online course to learn Python programming language at the age of 35.
  2. Clayton Boyle was 36 when he enrolled at programming boot camp to learn MEAN stack.
  3. Wendy Zenone was a wife and a mother at 38. Her first career was as an aesthetician, but she wanted to be a software engineer. She became a student of a coding boot camp that teaches software development to women.
  4. Bill Barnett enrolled in the University to study Computer Science at the age of 40.
  5. Pavol Almasi was about to obtain his degree in computer programming at the age of 40.
  6. Derek Langton, a former state trooper, decided to become an IOS developer at 42.
  7. Patricia Ehrhardt’s become a software developer after 40
  8. Sara Powell — too
  9. Tyson Daugherty — another one
  10. Laurie Alaoui joined a web development boot camp as a student at 57 (!).