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Member 14550317 wrote:
I am mainly interested in setting myself up to be able to do gig work. Has anyone on here done any gig work?

I don't know for sure what you mean with "gig" work. But anyways..

Member 14550317 wrote:
I am considering going to school online to earn a degree in some type of computer science.
I would postpone that until you are sure what you want. Computer technologies and programming languages have too many options. First search in the net for free tutorials of a couple of languages, look if you like it and if you can understand it. Then choose the one you feel more comfortable with and then start learning in deep / paying for something.

The topic of those IT Camps that promise a lot and are quite expensive have been discussed a couple of times, there is not a big acceptance here in the lounge. But if it is what you want to do...

I would recommend you to get a copy of Visual Studio 2017 community (free for personal use), so you can start playing around. About the languages... C# is a good all-rounder to start with (there are a lot of resources and structured tutorials in the net (one I find OK is C# Tutorial[^])

When you encounter problems or have concrete questions, you might ask in the concrete forum Discussion Boards List[^] or in the Q&A Section Quick Answers[^].

Additionally I recommend you to read: What have you tried? - Matt Gemmell[^] and Hindsight - Matt Gemmell[^] and Some guidelines for posting questions in the forums[^]
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