4 Confessions After Working as a Self-Taught Developer for 4 Years

You’ve got what it takes but it will take everything you’ve got.

Ann Adaya
Ann Adaya
Nov 12 · 6 min read
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“Nothing worth having comes easy.”

Programming is hard

It isn’t just about what you know, it is more about how you think

Your first dev job is not your dream job (for most)

Resilience will be your winning hand

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