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    Hey I live in Spain,

    and im 15 years old. For next week I am going to have to make a presentation about who do I want to be. I like building computers and technology in general. I am unsure but I would like to learn and know if I like programming. Can someone who studies these kind of subjects explain me IT in general and what is the best to learn and which job for that study would be the best.

    Thanks in advance.
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    (Original post by KristjanR)
    Hey I live in Spain,

    and im 15 years old. For next week I am going to have to make a presentation about who do I want to be. I like building computers and technology in general. I am unsure but I would like to learn and know if I like programming. Can someone who studies these kind of subjects explain me IT in general and what is the best to learn and which job for that study would be the best.

    Thanks in advance.
    IT in general is very broad. From a high level, IT is mainly broken down into 2 distinct fields: programming/software development and computer engineers. Now, there is a mixture of both known as DevOps, and computers engineers is broken down into many more categories (network engineers, helpdesk support & etcetera), but I will keep this simple.

    Programmers/software development is a career which involves programming and learning how to write and develop code to build an application, program, website or something else. To become a programmer it is usually the norm to go and study for a computer science or programming degree, but it can also be a self taught career. People who tend to go this route are those who are extremely logical thinkers and have a passion for building something from near enough nothing.
    Systems Developer: https://www.prospects.ac.uk/job-prof...tems-developer

    Computer engineering is a career which involves the making of computer networks, computers and maintaining them.. this is predominately the infrastructure side of IT rather than the software. To get into this side of IT it is the norm to go and study for an IT degree in Networking, Security or Information Technology. But, again, the field is broad and each degree topic will focus on elements of these, with some being more specialized (networking, for example). This side of IT are for those who like a range of technologies, more variety and have a keen eye for solving complex problems.
    Network Engineer: https://www.prospects.ac.uk/job-prof...twork-engineer


    Please do take a look at some of the career advising websites to get some more advise on the jobs, or drop me a message and i'll do my best to help. I currently work in IT in the infrastructure side and I am shortly due to begin studying for a masters in Advanced Networking, so I can advise more on the computer engineering side of things.

    https://www.prospects.ac.uk/job-prof...ion-technology will give you more guidance and some advice on the huge amount of career paths there are in IT.
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    (Original post by Wendykiller12)
    IT in general is very broad. From a high level, IT is mainly broken down into 2 distinct fields: programming/software development and computer engineers. Now, there is a mixture of both known as DevOps, and computers engineers is broken down into many more categories (network engineers, helpdesk support & etcetera), but I will keep this simple.

    Programmers/software development is a career which involves programming and learning how to write and develop code to build an application, program, website or something else. To become a programmer it is usually the norm to go and study for a computer science or programming degree, but it can also be a self taught career. People who tend to go this route are those who are extremely logical thinkers and have a passion for building something from near enough nothing.
    Systems Developer: https://www.prospects.ac.uk/job-prof...tems-developer

    Computer engineering is a career which involves the making of computer networks, computers and maintaining them.. this is predominately the infrastructure side of IT rather than the software. To get into this side of IT it is the norm to go and study for an IT degree in Networking, Security or Information Technology. But, again, the field is broad and each degree topic will focus on elements of these, with some being more specialized (networking, for example). This side of IT are for those who like a range of technologies, more variety and have a keen eye for solving complex problems.
    Network Engineer: https://www.prospects.ac.uk/job-prof...twork-engineer


    Please do take a look at some of the career advising websites to get some more advise on the jobs, or drop me a message and i'll do my best to help. I currently work in IT in the infrastructure side and I am shortly due to begin studying for a masters in Advanced Networking, so I can advise more on the computer engineering side of things.

    https://www.prospects.ac.uk/job-prof...ion-technology will give you more guidance and some advice on the huge amount of career paths there are in IT.
    Thank you for the reply. And you are studying programming? and if so is it hard and explain your point of view please ?
 
 
 
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