Zer0Winds Good luck in battling whatever issues you've come across. I know what it's like when life hands you some terrible cards. Sometimes, Steel Song factories recycle those cards and turn them into very practical cardboard plating for your ship hull.
We'll hopefully see you again - until then, keep playing STF (and other TB games), and contemplate life outside of Steel Song ...
poryg in that case, use whatever free time you have to create small apps and utilities. Ideally, identify some specific gap or pain point in the market (or in your day to day electronic life), and see if you can't develop something that plugs the gap.
The first iteration(s) may be absolutely crap, but refine and refine and enhance.
This will do a number of things: 1) Get you far more skilled at programming Than any course can get yOu - you will leaRn by doing, and find out what works and what doesn't work (Probably). 2) You'll also be researching best-practice so you will understand and become more efficient 3) You might even get a bit of money if you put your app in the marketplace and fill a gap that others are experiencing 4) Prospective employers can see that you have tangible evidence of your coding ability - that's more real than any paper qualification 5) Leave you wide open for a Torp that I fired at point 1 stealthily hidden in the text ...
Captain Solo also had problems with the hyperdrive, but in one case it was just a failure of the Hyperdrive Motivator. The second time though, the Empire had sabotaged the Falcon. R2 fixed it though. I'm picking that ATD2 (Andrew Trese Dev 2) is running some diagnostics already.
Because of copyright issues, the work you are doing, unsanctioned it must be. Watching with interest the Trese Bros will no doubt be. Your work, much Karma will it offer, but beware the Disney. Disney is the path to the Dark Side. Disney leads to Lawyers. Lawyers lead to law suits. Law suits lead to suffering.
Good luck in your efforts. In this case, a try there can be. Yes, hrrmmm.