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Microsoft cofounder Bill Gates and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey have one thing in common — they both taught themselves to code. © Popartic/Shutterstock Teaching yourself to code can be a great investment in your career development . Popartic/Shutterstock
Coding can be a very lucrative skill, and learning languages like Perl can earn you a starting salary of upwards of $80,000 a year. Some coders have even landed six-figure jobs with only a few years of experience. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a pro, there are a number of resources you can use to teach yourself to code from the comfort of your couch.
Business Insider compiled a list of resources for coders of every level.
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- Now is a good time to learn a new skill to help boost your career.
- If you’re interested in learning an in-demand skill, consider enrolling in a course on coding. Some are free !