I'm in my late 20s and I haven't written a single line of code. If I have the drive, can I become a really good self-taught programmer?

Can I let you in on a little secret? All really good programmers are self-taught!You have experience with the IT industry. You are good in Mathematics. You have networked with smart programmers. You are motivated. You are wiling to put

Can a mathematician become a good programmer? If yes, how much knowledge of maths will help in programming?

Thanks for the A2A, Thiago.Mathematicians can certainly become good programmers, but a deep understanding of mathematics is not mandatory for becoming a good programmer.If you know mathematics well and want to pursue a degree in software engineering that makes good use of your knowledge

Can you be a good programmer if you hate maths?

Programming is essentially the language of applied mathematics. It is probably OK if you are not good at pure mathematics, but if you hate maths generically, it seems you should also hate programming. If you love programming, then most likely you do not hate mathematics;most likely you

Is it necessary to know programming for hacking? Is it advantageous to know programming when hacking?

In the computer security context, a hacker is someone who seeks and exploits weaknesses in a computer system or computer network. Hackers may be motivated by a multitude of reasons, such as profit, protest, challenge, enjoyment,

Is just coding enough to be a good programmer?

For you to be a good programmer, you need to have an analytical mind so that you can be able to translate the requirements you are given properly. You also need to be good at logical thinking so that you can be able to

What are the best different ways to become a great programmer?

Hey there!It's time to get serious about improving your programming skills. Let's do it!That's an easy career improvement goal to give oneself, but

What was your first programming project that wasn't mandatory?

While looking for a job after graduation, I had plenty of time on hand and owing to my love of Linear Algebra, decided to build an f(x,y) 3D surface plotter with the only tool I knew how to use: MS QuickBASIC 2.0. As I started, I quickly realized that a generic