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Juha-Matti Santala Author

That's how my career got started: I just wrote small Perl scripts to mostly build tools for sports stats aggregation and manipulation and then started building web interfaces around them and few years later found myself working as a software developer.

And even if you never want to become a full professional software developer, the ability to solve your own small problems with computers is a huge skill!