Programmingwould a programming certificate be worth it?
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in short, im nearing the end of my time at college and am about to graduate with my computer science degree with a track in software engineering and was wondering if a certificate would further my ability to land a job, ive seen some mixed feelings about programming certificates online and was wondering your take on it. do you think its worth it or just a waste of money?
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yes in my honest in opinion it would be worth it
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Most professional programmers understand that you are still learning. There is such demand for programmers that most businesses hire anyone. A certificate may help your resume stand out, but your future coworkers generally won't care.

If you have used a compiled language and/or understand design patterns you'll be leagues ahead of your peers.
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Waste of money in the long run. Short term may put you ahead
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PostMalone wrote in short, im nearing the end of my time at college and am about to graduate with my computer science degree with a track in software engineering and was wondering if a certificate would further my ability to land a job, ive seen some mixed feelings about programming certificates online and was wondering your take on it. do you think its worth it or just a waste of money?


Most likely it would put you infront of other candidates, but in all honesty the money you will end up spending may not be worth it.

What's better than a certificate? Proven work of past projects.
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