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Having doubts that you'll be able to become a programmer? Join the "Success Stories" group! Here CodeGym students and graduates talk about how they've been able to find work. And maybe some day you'll share your own story here?
1 October 2019 14:13
A small tip for your educational plan
I've decided to write about what I really missed when I first began my studies on Java programming, namely, what needs to be studied and in what order. From the very first levels of the course, you can begin a parallel study of database management systems...
3 December 2019 10:56
A success story. 20 hours of programming per week, a master's degree, and a personal life
After reading about what had to be done, I decided to make a plan for how I should study in order to achieve my goal and finish the courses, because I didn't have time for studying at a leisurely pace. My objective was to learn quickly...
16 September 2019 12:38
My story. Java developer at 18
Hello, everyone. I decided to share my success story. I've been mulling with the idea for quite some time, but I couldn't bring my fingers to the keyboard. When I did, I wanted to produce something unique. As a result, I postponed the effort, but now I'm going to tell you plainly what happened, without any concepts...
29 August 2019 9:06
From the ring to the IT field
The story of how one athlete moved into a career in IT. May it become the inspiration for your further learning and maybe one day you’ll want to share your own story with us :)
26 October 2019 15:30
It's never too late!
Well, I'd like to start my story with something inspiring and easy to understand... But once again it all boils down to typical age stereotypes that everyone talks about but you never personally feel. Hello, colleagues. My name is Danil. I'm 35 years old and I'm a programmer. The backstory of my career is similar...
23 April 2020 22:57
Starting to learn Java for a complete beginner! It is really nice to be able to share my experience with all of you, who are just starting to learn JAVA. For me, this was a new world, as I graduated in International Relations and Foreign Trade. But as a stay at home mother, I was looking for an opportunity to start making...
4 September 2019 10:59
The story of a humanities-minded person
Hello, everyone! As 2018 drew to a close (the original story was posted on January 2019 — editor’s note), I, like all decent people, decided to settle my debts. And I owe thanks to everyone who in one way or another helped me change my life and become a programmer...
10 March 2020 19:38
How Java helps to run an airport and how you can help to improve life in the 21st century
If you have ever travelled by plane, there is a pretty good chance that somewhere in the background the business processes that made your journey possible were supported or enabled by some system running a program written in Java...
24 December 2019 11:08
I started working on a startup
When everyone in my grade planned to become a programmer, succumbing to my romantic ideas about the medical profession, I decided to become a doctor. The fact that my family couldn't afford a computer back in 2001 played a non-trivial role in the decision. Computer science lessons were clearly not enough...
11 October 2019 12:59
Switching to IT
Hello, everyone! Let me share a few words about how I decided to enter the IT field. In doing so, I hope to boost the motivation and self-confidence of anyone contemplating or already trying to walk this path. I have to say that each individual must make a firm personal decision as to whether this is a good fit...
9 December 2020 10:08
Your Background Doesn’t Make Any Difference In Learning To Code Java: The Story of David, RPG Developer and CodeGym student
CodeGym is 2.5 years old by now, with almost half a million users from around the world. Many students have finished the course and found...
15 July 2022 13:25
My only regret is that I did not do this earlier: a story of Alexandr, developer at CodeGym
We continue a special series on our blog about developers who’ve studied at CodeGym and now work in our company, creating and improving the product.
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