I’m working on the calculator in the Front End cert. I’ve been on it for a month now.
And what’s even more discouraging is I’m looking for work in the field with ReactJS and Redux and I’m not seeing anything. It’s like I need to be programming on my free time in order to prove I really want this.
I like the technology. I like what I do from time to time. But I keep getting this feeling that if I’m not trying to program every waking moment of my life, I won’t go anywhere. Which is frustrating to deal with.
You don’t need to spend every waking moment learning to code, but it does take a lot of time and practice. So if you can only spend a little bit of time on it every week, it will take more weeks in total. It’s a skill that is learned primarily through experience, so there isn’t a way to skip to the end.