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Getting started with frontend web development is usually a good first step. It's easy to see exactly what your code is doing, because it renders right in your browser. It's also really important: every webpage has a frontend.
My advice: look into courses that are teaching an up-to-date web stack, report their students' job placement outcomes, and are specifically built to accommodate beginners. Thinkful is one of the top programs in this regard, but please don't just take my word for it. Keep researching (you're here on SwitchUp, after all), find schools with strong reviews and outcomes stats, talk to their representatives, and make your decision from that.
Best of luck!
As a beginner you have tons of options!
As I said this is my opinion based on 25 years working in software, but there are plenty of people who will argue for Ruby. I think Ruby's great, but if I were starting fresh, I'd play the numbers and go for the greatest number of jobs in your area. Just go to any of the job sites like Career Builder and put in your zip code and check how many jobs there are for each of the tech stacks. Your area may not have the same breakdown as mine, so check for yourself.
Hope that helps!
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