High education costs have discouraged many a would-be student from taking up college courses, afraid that tuition fees will land them in deep financial debt. While taking up a computer-related major may not be as expensive as pursuing a medical degree, expenses can still be too steep for many. However, if you wish to learn to program but do not have the budget to get enroll full-time in college, you can start by learning just one program at a time and see where it takes you.
Learning PHP is a good place to start since it is one of the most in demand programming languages in the IT industry these days. There are lots of free tutorials and budget-friendly courses for those who are tight on finances as well. Once you are well-versed with the language, you can then take certification tests to prove your expertise and use that as your credentials as a PHP programmers. You can then take your programming career from there, by getting more experience, attending trainings, and maybe even getting a full-blown degree eventually going beyond PHP to other programming languages.
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