Is Learning Software Development Expensive?

It’s all about choosing what and when to buy

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What should you buy

There is an vast range of devices, gadgets, extensions and software available in a lot of different shops, so finding the best option is usually a time-consuming, exhausting task. Thus, knowing what you are looking for ahead of time is really important to not only make the process more efficient, but to also help you pick the right product.

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Free vs. paid resources

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Some tips for choosing

Overall, when it comes to getting the most value out of your money in each purchase, the most consistent tip I can think of is to take your time to compare and think about the product or service you want.

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  • How am I going to use this product or service?
  • Is this really the best option in terms of price-quality?
  • Is there some way I can get my investment back?

Software developer & student