This post originally appeared on the blog. I feel strongly about the current “learn to code” movement for a number of reasons: I’ve worked as a recruiter for 5+ years (most recently at betaworks and before that at Aviary). I hire a lot of engineers, so I meet and interview a lot of people, including some who’ve recently graduated from code schools. I also work with (almost exclusively) engineers. I know several people who’ve gone to code school in an attempt to become full time developers, with mixed results. I’ve taught myself the basics of programming over the years…

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