Pete Codes

Pete Codes

Hey, I'm Pete and the creator of this site. I am a self-taught web developer and I'm based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Sep
21
Annie

From bootcamp grad to Front-End Engineering Lead in 2 years

Annie is a programmer without a CS degree who is sharing her story of learning to code today. Read on
8 min read
Sep
07
Dagobert

Making $2.5k/m by designing logos for entrepreneurs

Dagobert Renouf is a self-taught web developer who together with his wife makes up the company Logology. They make affordable
3 min read
Aug
25
Alina 5x her income after learning to code

Alina 5x her income after learning to code

Alina got a 5-fold pay increase after being a self-taught web developer. She gives an interview going over her career
6 min read
Aug
17
Arvid Kahl

$55k/m as a self taught web developer - Arvid Kahl podcast interview

I had a chat with Arvid Kahl, a self-taught web developer and the co-founder of an app for teachers that
1 min read
Aug
11
Tom Hirst - freelance web developer

Pricing freelance projects - an interview with Tom Hirst

I'm excited to share the an interview with self-taught web developer Tom Hirst! Tom now makes six figures as a
18 min read
Jul
28
Austen Allred

Changing lives with Lambda School - an Austen Allred interview

I'm excited to share an interview with Austen Allred, the founder/ CEO of Lambda School, one of the most famous
36 min read
Jul
27
Shaquil - developer

Passion is overrated - why Shaquil learned to code

As Shaquil puts it, "passion is for people who are already taken care of". He learned to code in order
7 min read
Jul
20
Justin Jackson from Transistor

Justin Jackson: how coding and skateboarding are similar

I had the pleasure of interviewing Justin Jackson, the co-founder of Transistor FM, the podcast hosting service making millions in
1 min read
Jul
15
Hannah

From Sociology degree to Software Developer

Hannah changed her career to being a software developer after wanting a change from working in retail. Despite having a
7 min read
Jul
06
Alvin Wong

From pharmacist to software engineer after Practicum by Yandex bootcamp

Alvin Wong was working as a pharmacist and wanted to make a career change. He now works as a junior
4 min read