Certainly, it’s an area with a huge demand for talent these days. I have done quite a bit of programming in a load of different languages over the years but always as part of a wider project than jst to produce software. I like having a physical object to design and perfect as well as making the software to act as the brains.
If you want to get into coding there are loads of free online resources that you can use to get started. Code Academy is the most popular just now and a great place to get started – https://www.codecademy.com/