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musefan11-Feb-21 4:14
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Marc Clifton11-Feb-21 4:56
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Throwaway888xxxx wrote:
For starters I'm 25 and I want to be a software developer.


No. If you're not already a software developer with a good number of years of experience, freelancing is basically a barricaded, locked, barred, bolted, welded shut door.

The only remote (pun intended) possibility is if you know someone who needs some work done and will give it to you.

The other remote possibility is to "freelance" through a job shop that will sell your skills for 3 times what you'll get paid. But at least you'll gain experience and connections.

Throwaway888xxxx wrote:
I only know python and I'm still trying to build up a portfolio.


Portfolios are useless when it comes to freelancing. You have to build contacts / connections, particularly with either small companies that don't have a massive "human resources" department to contend with, or people at the VP level or higher that can override the HR machinery.

I'm not being negative, just realistic.

And unless the arrest led to a conviction, nobody will see it, as I posted separately.

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