How did you guys start coding? What's your story?

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Rafael Morais's photo

Its funny because it was by accident and it was a random thing that change my life completely. At the 9th grade of school I could pick regular school or technical school and I wanted to pick technical school but back then I knew nothing about computers, I just knew I liked to play pinball on windows XP, mess around with games and paint.

I chose a technical course about IT and I tough "wow nice, I will learn how to fix a computer" altough I was not interested in hardware at all. But then when I saw the course program there were subjects such as "Programming Languages", and "Algorithms" and I was like: "This sounds really great, and better then I was expecting" and so the Programming Languages subject soon became my first subject and I enjoyed it so much because it looked like a logic game, and I was really good at it.

Roxanne Franco's photo

self-made and self-taught developer still under construction

I also played a lot of pinball and paint on windows XP too, those were funny times!! 😊😂 Looks like you've had a nice surprise there that changed your life 😊 thank you for sharing!!