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Can You Begin a Coding Career at 50?

Can you begin a successful software development career at the age of 50? Share your thoughts and experiences.


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Monty Harper

I hope so, cause that's me, giving it a shot!

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Ben Halpern

Heck yeah!

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Matt Eland

Yes. My oldest student was over 50 and he got into the industry. He did have a lot of general business experience to share as well which helped.

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vle003

I am 47 and seriously thinking about start to learn and do coding for profit and fun. the minimum value of it is it might help you prevent Alzheimer / Parkinson disease...hope so 😜

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Ben Halpern

I don't see why not

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Prasad Saya

Nothing is ever too late in life. This is the age where 90 year olds are getting married again.

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Randell Brian Knight

I sure do hope so! 🀞🏼 I'm 61 and still learning so I can make a career change.

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Makita Tunsill

I'm a #Psyche major and I'm here to say that you can do anything that you can put your mind to. The brain has some amazing powers, just like computers :) Get started and get your feet wet.

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Deolawage

Yeah, it is possible

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Deolawage

Hi