My background in tech started with a broken down computer with a CD with an AOL connection when I was in 11th grade. The most I could do to get it to work was hear it make the famous dial-up sound only for it to do nothing else. Otherwise it was just a basic computer with Windows 95 and not much else installed. Even though there was not much I could do with this computer, this curiosity on how computers worked led to the gradual uptake of technology and how to use it.
As I fell down the rabbit hole, I realized that I ddi not know any backend technologies. I naturally gravitated to NodeJS since it did not require learning a new programming language and I could just focus on backend principles. It was not too difficult to figure out how to use NodeJS and how to integrate a database to it.
Around the same time I started to learn a bit more about the Python programming language because I had read that it could be used with web development. I was a bit baffled as to how Python could do this since it was just a general programming language and did not have mark-up language or CSS that you just just program and show up on a page (just shows how little I knew about Python!). Then someone recommended I look into the Flask framework since it would answer all of my questions.