Jimmy McGee · Jul 7, 2013 at 12:30 pm

Too Old to Become a Developer? – XDA Developer TV

If you look at a lot of popular developers in the main-stream media today, you will see recent college grads (or drop-outs) with their soy mocha lattes. We at XDA know that the makeup of developers is a wonderful blend of all sorts of people. However, there are still those out there who say development is a young person’s game.

In today’s episode, XDA Developer TV Jayce talks about how older techy types can get into development. These tricks will work for younger people as well. Jayce interviews Douglas Calhoun, Co-Founder of Hack-Reactor. Douglas talks about how to become a professional in software development.  Check out this video.


Be sure to check out other great XDA Developer TV Videos.

Check out Jayce’s HowToBecomeTV YouTube Channel

Check out the new Sony Xperia Tablet Z at the Sony Store and check out Sony’s YouTube Channel.


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JimmyMcGee is an editor on XDA-Developers, the largest community for Android users. View JimmyMcGee's posts and articles here.
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