I still remember sitting at my desk, trying so hard to become a programmer, wondering if I’d ever learn enough to make a career out of it.
I had spent so much time trying to learn, getting nowhere. Dead end after dead end. I wasn’t learning quickly enough. I remember wondering if I just wasn’t smart enough to do it. Maybe it was too late. Transitioning to a developer career without formal training in school is impossible. Or so I thought.
There were two things that kept me going, even after days where I spent the entire day trying to solve one simple problem that would’ve taken a real developer twenty seconds to do:
I didn’t want to die one day knowing that I didn’t give every ounce of effort in my body to become a developer. I’d rather die trying than give up. The regret I’d have down the line would be unbearable.
The second thing that kept me going was this video. I watched it many, many times a week:
Become a Salesforce Developer: