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The #1 web development community for career changers and aspiring developers
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Why Career Change Coders?

Leaving an established career to pursue a dream of becoming a web developer is a huge decision. Not everyone will understand. It can be a lonely journey at times. We've been there. That's why we wanted to create an active community of like minded career changers to support, learn, share and grow with.

Chat with fellow career changers

Belong to something that matters. Career Change Coders is more than just a chatroom. We're a support network. We're a family.

Be part of a web development community

Create, collaborate, discuss, and learn from like-minded individuals all with a passion for web design & development.

Jobs, resources, competitions & more..

Exciting job opportunities, awesome learning resources and take part in our competitions to win yourself some fantastic prizes.


From humble beginnings to an international community

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    June 2017

    Let's chat...

    Career Change Coders is born.
    After connecting via email, Rick and David set up a Slack channel to make communication and collaboration on projects easier.

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    Getting Social

    Wanting to spread the word and inspire the next generation of career changers we set up the Career Change Coders Medium Publication. We're also on Facebook and Twitter too.

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    A growing family

    The community started to grow. Web developers and aspiring career changers from all over the world started to join the conversation.

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    Time to get serious

    The organic growth of the community has been strong, but now it's time to actively push forward, with inspiring articles, tutorials and collaboration on open-source projects. We want the Career Change Coders community to be the go to place in your pursuit of a new career in web development.

The Founders

The ones who started it all

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Rick West

Developer / Gas Engineer

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David Lower

Frontend Dev / Former Osteopath

Of course, it's not just our founders that make our community awesome. We have a diverse bunch of amazing members too!

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