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Martina Carrington
Martina Carrington
15,754 Points

What are steps to have career in web / software development

Hi Everybody ! How are you ? I need a advice . I have associate degree in digital media arts from my previous college. Right now, i am using Treehouse help me refresh my memory on php , javascript ,html , css and ajax but , lately I've been thinking about setting my career goal in web development or software development . i want know what are the important steps

thanks a bunch


1 Answer

Joe Consterdine
Joe Consterdine
13,965 Points

Hi Martina,

I got given a job yesterday in Web Development after 10/11 months of learning code without any degree/previous experience.

You have a degree and already experience using a lot of the key languages you need.

Have you got a portfolio of work? It's crucial that you have something to show for your skills.

I suppose it depends what's important it to you. If it's salary then you might have to wait a bit longer but if you just want to move in to the tech industry then I'd start applying now because as long as you're passionate people will afford you the time to get up to date.


Martina Carrington
Martina Carrington
15,754 Points

thanks Joe :D , yes i have portfolio website but i am still working on it and wordpress . this really helps