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Ridhi Singla

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How to become a self-taught software engineer in 2023?

Self-taught software engineering has become increasingly popular in recent years, and for a good reason. With the right resources and dedication, anyone can learn the skills necessary to become a software engineer in today's tech-driven world. Here are some tips to help you on your journey to becoming a self-taught software engineer in 2023:

1) Start with the basics: Learn programming fundamentals, such as data structures, algorithms, and programming languages like Python or JavaScript. You can find many resources online for learning these basics, such as Codecademy or FreeCodeCamp.

2) Build your own projects: As you learn the basics, start building your own projects to apply what you've learned. This will help you gain practical experience and give you a portfolio to showcase to potential employers.

3) Learn from experienced engineers: Reach out to professional software engineers and ask for advice or mentorship. You can also learn from their experiences by reading their blogs or watching their videos on YouTube.

4) Stay up-to-date with new technologies: The technology industry is constantly evolving, so it's important to stay up-to-date with the latest developments. Follow industry leaders and read tech news to stay informed.

5) Network: Join online communities, attend meetups, and participate in hackathons to meet other software engineers and learn from them.

Remember that becoming a software engineer takes time, effort, and dedication. But with the right mindset and the resources available, anyone can become a self-taught software engineer in 2023.

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