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How to become a programmer in less than a year: 5 keys to training and getting a job fast


It is one of the most demanded professions in the market and they obtain great benefits. How to enter the technological world.

The increase in the demand for technological services and products, the development of mobile applications and the automation of processes in all types of organizations accelerated the growth of the information and communications technology sector.

As a consequence, more and more specialized profiles are needed, and those who develop the

necessary capacity

 to cover these positions will take better advantage of the



better salaries

, remote work and the possibility of

work for any country in the world.

Hand in hand with the

demand for talent


more and more possibilities are opening up

so that any interested person can

train efficiently and quickly


enter the sector


One of the most promising gateways to the technological world is programming.

Programmers usually receive good salaries, can work remotely and from any country in the world.

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What is it and what is the use of becoming a programmer?

Although many consider that programming is an art reserved for beings of a higher intelligence, the truth is that it is

not necessary to have a brilliant mind


Learning something new is hard, but learning to code is no more difficult than learning a new language or a new discipline.

Although today you can learn to program through YouTube tutorials or free courses, the truth is that the


is either


, whose career can last two years, or

courses from specialized academies

, which imply a little less than a year of study. , are the best way to acquire the necessary tools to become a great programmer.

To understand what it is about, the main

function of the web programmer

is to design programs taking into account certain criteria and objectives that are to be met.

Through the famous code, the developer will shape the software and optimize it in such a way that it can respond efficiently to what the user wants.

Such is the importance of programming today that its tasks are

present in all large companies

, from a small website to Netflix or Amazon, all of them have a programming structure that makes their operation possible.

In this sense, the

job offers

for computer programmers

is extremely wide

and the remuneration is usually very attractive.

However, despite the high demand for programmers, in recent years it has become a

strong competition


For this reason, it is essential to acquire comprehensive training to stand out from the rest and quickly enter the labor market.

Among other things, soft skills make a person relate and communicate effectively with others.

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Becoming a programmer: 5 tips to train and quickly enter the technology sector

"Training as a programmer individually often becomes an impossible mission," said

Ignacio Gómez Portillo

, doctor in Physics and CEO of the Egg startup.

 "In the case of Egg, what we do is train with a 9-month course that allows students to

learn the main programming languages


prepare for their first job interview

to enter the tech industry," he said.


We give the possibility of accessing a free trial of 27 meetings so that people discover if programming is really the path they want to follow for their future”, the executive explained.

Within this framework, from Egg they shared 

five keys to take into account

and apply during training as a programmer and achieve it in less than a year.

1. Study the basics of programming.

This includes learning the most used languages ​​such as

Java or JavaScript

, as well as basic concepts and logic of programming, algorithm and data structure.

A great way to do this is to start with pseudo code, a way of giving instructions to the computer using Spanish.

This helps train people in the languages ​​they will use later.

2. Develop soft skills

Soft skills are understood as the result of a combination of social skills, communication, way of being, approaching others, among others, that make a person relate 

and communicate effectively with others


This aspect will be very useful in future work performance.

It is essential to know how to pose a problem, break it down into parts and propose a solution.

Also how

to communicate ideas to others

and know

how to manage time


You have to study the basics of programming and then continue training.

Photo: Etermax.

3. In programming, practice makes perfect

Once you have a solid understanding of the basics, it's important

to continue practicing and developing skills

through individual or team projects.

This can include creating web or mobile apps or automating tasks.

4. Stay up to date with the latest trends and technologies

To stand out in the industry, it is important to always be willing to

continue learning

and to know how to do it independently, without necessarily having a teacher impart the knowledge and explain how to do it.

5. Be collaborative

The coding community is very collaborative, so it's important

to get involved through online forums

, discussion groups, and in-person events.

This will not only help you learn from other programmers, but it can also expand your job opportunities.


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