…hen learning a new skill, I found myself having the exact same thoughts when I started programming. I felt like I wasn’t actually making any progress, as I thought that everyone around me was so many levels higher than I was, and I would never be able to be as good at it.
…ture in your life, then it’s definitely a good decision to go there. However, don’t feel pressured. The programming community can be harsh: they hate on each other because of the language they program in, they make it seem like it’s normal to get 2 hours of sleep because you have to code all night long, and that eating junk-food and sitting all day is simply the way it is. It’s absolutely not the case.