Man shares success story, says learning to code changed his life

Man shares success story, says learning to code changed his life

- Chris Sean has said that learning to code changed everything in his life for the better

- The man said that he would be moving into his own house weeks from now, all thanks to knowing how to code

- The software developer said that in 2015 before his life took a new turn, he used to be homeless

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A man by the name of Chris Sean has said that learning how to code saved his life. In a post on the Twitter, he chronologically gave a summary of how his life has been.

Sean said five years ago, he was very homeless. Years after that, his situation slightly improved as he started sleeping in a closet.

In 2018, he upgraded and started living in a master bedroom. 2019 was better as he officially moved into his first real apartment.

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On Friday, September 4, Sean said that he would be moving into his first house in some weeks’ time, and on Saturday, September 5, he would buy a brand-new car. The man said learning how to code really rebranded his life.

As at the time of writing this report, his tweet has drawn thousands of engagement with almost 20 000 likes, 2 000 retweets and a whole lot of comments.

Many who reacted to his tweet really wanted to know how he came by such huge success as they asked him for useful tips. Others also rejoiced with him.

Below are people’s reactions:

A Twitter user also shared his experience with coding and according to him, his life has been better ever since.

A collage showing the developer. Photo source: Twitter/Chirs Sean

A collage showing the developer. Photo source: Twitter/Chirs Sean
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Someone pointed out that hard work pays if one keeps pushing and doesn't give up.

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Meanwhile, Briefly.co.za earlier reported that a banker known as Ayomide Babalola-Mr Flow on Facebook shared how he helped a security man, Idris, get a better job.

He added that the first thing that drew him to the man was the way he always appeared smart and his signature military-like salute.

A few months after they met, Idris requested to see Babalola as he informed him that he is an OND holder and is about to finish his university degree programme, which he was running on a part-time basis.

Four years after in 2019 as one of the bank workers was promoted to a higher role and moved to another department, Idris came calling, saying that he is qualified for the position the person just left.

The man said that his words moved him as he recalled that one of the initiatives he introduced at the bank was to make sure that all security guards were part of all daily meetings.

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Within a week, an aptitude interview test was scheduled for Idris, which he passed, and an offer letter came in days after.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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