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The people most successful in this field typically have a strong attention to detail, love to problem solve and have a solid aptitude and interest in learning new languages and technologies. They like to approach problems creatively and get a strong sense of accomplishment from troubleshooting a frustrating issue. In addition, they need to work well in a team environment, as most projects are developed collaboratively.
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HackerRank and LeetCode can be used to prepare for technical interviews and work on small projects
can be used to host your code and post projects
Overflow is the world’s largest online developer community
First Timers Only is a resource to help beginners start working on open source projects
Guide to a Computer Science Degree in Illinois
Guide to Financial Aid in Computer Science
Interviews with Computer Science Experts
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