How I Became a Software Engineer Without a Computer Science Degree



Hello, in this video I share how I became a software engineer without a Computer Science degree or attending a Bootcamp.

Here are some resources I used in my journey:
Most Important Resource: https://www.recurse.com/

Programming Resources
Head First Java
Learning Python O’Reilly 5th ed
Automate the Boring Stuff with Python
UC Berkeley Data Structures Course (https://inst.eecs.berkeley.edu/~cs61b/fa19/)
Algorithms 4th ed Sedgwick
The Algorithm Design Manual by Skiena

Interview Resources
Cracking The Coding Interview
Elements Of Programming Interview
leetcode.com
Interviewing.io
pramp.com

LET’S BE FRIENDS
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bukola.dev/

VIDEO RESOURCES
Music: Summer Youtube Music

Desk Equipment
https://kit.co/TheComeUp/desk-equipment

Filming Equipment
https://kit.co/TheComeUp/filming-gear

PERSONAL INQUIRIES
DM me on Instagram!

BUSINESS INQUIRIES
mgmt@bukola.dev

TIMESTAMPS | CHAPTERS
0:00 – Intro
1:00 – My Job Before Becoming A Software Engineer
4:54 – Why I Chose Not To Do a Bootcamp or get a CS degree
5:40 – Recurse Center (free educational retreat)
6:50 – How I Studied Before Quitting My Job
7:38 – How I Studied After Quitting My Job
9:04 – My Interview Experience
10:11 – Interview Resources I Found Helpful

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January 22nd, 2021 by