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So You Want To Be A Software Engineer

I’ve seen a lot of posts online from college students or career changers asking questions about what it takes to become a software engineer. Typically, these questions focus around what languages to learn, how to get into a particular company, and how to navigate the various paths to get there.

I wanted to write a rebuttal of sorts to these types of requests to clear up some misconceptions and perhaps offer some advice for the aspirational.

Software Engineers Aren’t Paid To Write Code




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