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barrwi

Hi, I'm Will, a dev who had to retire from a government job because of disability.
Since retirement I have hardly written any code at all. But, I am still very interested in it. I mostly tinker with Arduino and Raspberry Pi now.
In the course of my career I saw many hyped-up fully-buzzword-compliant ideas come and go. For example: agile development. Don't tie your career to a fad.
I'd answer the question: "which language should I learn?" with "The one you (most likely) will have to use next. Can anyone believe that once included C#?
I'd like to observe that most devs will have to work with legacy code. So you might not necessarily work on the newest and best, but could be dealing with the obscure and un-supported. That's the time to prove your flexibility.