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Submission + - Coding Bootcamp Graduates Report 44% Increase in Salary

Valejo writes: A cross-school study out today from Course Report finds that coding bootcamp alumni report a $25k increase after attending a full-time programming school. After surveying 432 graduates, it also finds that 75% of students report getting a job as a programmer and that 38% of attendees are female, compared to 15% in traditional CS departments (PDF).

Submission + - Not so

jsim writes: Circa 1973 I typed my own cards, submitted it to the computer room (through a small window). Get the printed output (and a deck of cards) in 1 hour and got back to work, type new cards, and so on.

Submission + - Coding Bootcamps Already 1/8th the Size of CS Undergraduates (

Valejo writes: According to a study released today by Course Report, programming bootcamps are expected to grow by 2.8x in 2014, meaning that bootcamps will graduate a student for every 8 CS undergraduates. The survey (PDF) also found that 57% of the schools teach in Ruby and that the average tuition is $9,900. The authors collected responses from 95% of US schools, including General Assembly, Dev Bootcamp, and Flatiron School.

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