This is a guest post by Adrian DeGus. Adrian is the founder of Nuvro, an online project management tool for teams of all sizes. He also runs SEMCentric, a digital marketing agency based out of Phoenix, AZ.
Last year I made the decision, like countless others before me, to learn to code as a means to launch a startup. I had been managing web development projects for years which gave me a bit of an advantage, but the road was still far more grueling than I had expected.
Within a couple of months, I realized that all the people online claiming to have learned programming in 1-3 months were either way smarter than me or had very loose definitions of “learned”. So, I set a more realistic goal of learning and launching in one year.
I was able to meet my goal and launched my startup in exactly 363 days. I had planned to celebrate reaching this goal (with two days to spare) by taking a much-needed break. However, I had already caught the programming bug and decided to spend that time refactoring instead. Continue reading