Become a Successful Programmer Without a Degree

Develop a complete plan to become a professional programmer.
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  • Lectures 20
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 8/2016 English

Course Description

In this class I will take you through what is necessary to become a programmer.  I will cover:

  • The necessary concepts you need to master
  • The types of equipment you will need
  • Certifications that are available to entry level programmers and why they are important
  • The types of training that are available
  • How to look for a job
  • Interview tips and more

Along the way in this class I have put together some exercises that will help you put together your complete plan on how you can become a programmer.  I have included some samples of various parts of the plan that can help you.

What are the requirements?

  • There are really no prerequisites for this class.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • At the end of this class you will have developer a complete plan to become a programmer.

Who is the target audience?

  • Anyone interest in making a career change to become a programmer.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction

In this lecture I will describe some of the major benefits in becoming a programmer in today's job market.


In this exercise we will describe your high level goals for your program.

Section 2: Basic Skills

In this lecture I will describe the basic skills you need to be a successful programmer and why those skills are important in a work environment. 


And this lecture I will describe the equipment that you will need to purchase in order to complete your training program.


This lecture I will describe the types of investment that will be needed to fund your training program as well as the investments in time and resources.

Exercise 2 Decide on Your Equipment

In this lecture I will describe some of the choices that are available to you for programming languages.


In this lecture I will describe the basic concepts that a programmer needs to master in order to become an entry-level programmer.


Miss lecture I will describe the basic types that are available for training programmers in today's market.


In this lecture I will describe the types of certifications that are available for entry-level programmers in wired they are important to employers.


In this exercise you will complete your training plan I have attached some sample training plans that you can use as a guideline.

Section 3: Getting Your First Job

This lecture I will describe some tips for writing your resume and what potential employers look for in your resume.

Exercise 4 Write Up Your Resume

Is the lesson I will describe some good sources to look for jobs.


In this exercise you will prepare your step-by-step job plan I have attached a sample that you can use as a guideline.


In this lecture I will give you some good ideas to get some entry level experience before you apply for your first job.


In this lecture I will describe some tips that will help you be more successful in your interviews.


In this lecture I will talk about interview questions for programmers.  I will describe the general categories of questions you can expects and also show some specific questions.  All of the questions in this lesson are from interviews that I have either given or participated in.

Section 4: Next Steps

In this lecture I will present a brief summary of the class and some potential next steps

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Destin Learning was founded on the principle that everyone can learn and should be able to learn at their own pace. We believe learning should not be constrained by time and location.

We strive to provide the best possible methods to teach what we have learned in our years of experience in the field. The format of our teaching may not be mainstream but our methods, techniques and content are industry proven.

Our staff are all subject matter experts in their fields and have years of industry experience doing what they teach. Our team is constantly keeping up with latest and greatest technologies to provide you the best possible learning experience.

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