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Boot camps for coding teach a trade for the digital age

Graduates quickly find well-paying jobs after attending the camps, which are devoted to creating software developers

Attendees during Google's developers conference. Boot camps say anyone, even someone without a computer background, who works hard can learn enough to qualify for a job developing software.

San Francisco

A NEW educational institution, the coding boot camp, is quietly emerging as the vocational school for the digital age, devoted to creating software developers.

These boot camps reflect the startup ethic: small for-profit enterprises that are fast (classes are two to