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At 54 Am I too old to become a professional Web Developer?

I was planning to become an asp.net developer or flash developer. But job wise I wonder if I am not too old? How long will it take me to get there if I study every day 2 H? Also I only know html and some CSS. Thx.

Asked By: fredasita - 9/9/2007
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2 hours a day? You would know it all by 5 months since you are not doing PHP. Any where from 3 to 5 months. You may also consider taking up a course or two on it (Online or near you). If you are retiring soon, then you could be a freelancer at... More
Answered By: Cayson - 9/9/2007
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Never too late. What are you waiting for? But 2 hr study time really isn't much.
Answered By: Larry J - 9/9/2007
 
No, I'm 54, and started a new profession 10 years ago, I'd love to hire you as a web developer for my company. I started on a career in marketing 10 years ago and am now VP of Marketing for a software company. Being a web developer takes creativity, not youth.
Answered By: Steve C - 9/9/2007
 
It's probably best to look around your city and see which college & private school courses are available. Those private schools are can be pricey but they might have job placement assistance after you finish the course. If you go that route, then try to get as much information that you can about the school. Wait in... More
Answered By: Balk - 9/9/2007
 
with 2 hours a day will not take u so far, u should learn more.... with 2 hours u learn new technology in a year... then u find out things changed again.... but u could learn one side of things, like html, css, php, mysql....
Answered By: pcmanbv - 9/9/2007
 
Well if your already familiar with HTML, your half way there. I would recommend your local libary a find some books on formating in HTML... I design Business websites and I'm not a master in any programming languages. As long as you have HTML, you can look the other commands up online... Let me know if you need any... More
Answered By: CHRIS C - 9/9/2007
 
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