Some links on inspiring stories from self-taught developers, Roundup #1


Following is a list of article from successful self-taught developers that I jotted down during 2019 inspired by this Ines Montani’s post.

Stories from self-taught developers

  1. How I went from newbie to Software Engineer in 9 months while working full time – by Austin Tackaberry
  2. Lots of coders are self-taught, according to developer survey. The Washington Post: March 30, 2016.
  3. Story time: How I started coding – by Ines Montani
  4. How I got into web development — the long version by Lea Verou
  5. From building cartoon dolls to building things for the web by Una Kravets
  6. And that was it really, I knew what I wanted to do, I wanted to build websites by Jake Archibald
  7. An Unforeseen Path. On not choosing Computer Science and becoming a SVG expert by Sara Soueidan
  8. From floppy disks and BASIC programs to a full-time career as a web developer by Jonathan Snook
  9. From designing Neopets pages to becoming a professional web developer by Amélie Lamont
  10. Girls and Computers by Rebecca Murphey
  11. How I Made a Career Change into Web Development – by Tania Rascia
  12. Lessons from 7 self-taught coders who now work full time as software developers – Jessica Chan
  13. 68 Beginners Share Their Success Stories – by Chris Ching
  14. A Developer, Turned Psychologist, Turned Lawyer, Turned Developer – Ire Aderinokun

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