20 Mar '13, 9pm

Would you pay thousands to learn to code at these new bootcamps? @ErinBiba, @HackReactor, @DevBootcamp, @Hackbright

Would you pay thousands to learn to code at these new bootcamps? @ErinBiba, @HackReactor, @DevBootcamp, @Hackbright

Last year, four new “trade” schools opened in San Francisco to offer intensive training in a hot field: coding. In sessions ranging from 9 to 12 weeks, students at Dev Bootcamp , App Academy , Hackbright Academy (which is just for women), and Hack Reactor spend hours upon hours coding and building programs under the direction of industry experts. They don’t live onsite the way students do at the University of Heroes , but at the end of the program, they, too, are introduced to prospective employers. The schools cost anywhere from a cool $7,500 to a frosty $17,850. So, is this your quick ticket to a $100,000-a-year job? A third of Hack Reactor students received six-figure offers before they graduated, but one longtime Silicon Valley techie is skeptical. “Someone who could be a hotshot in this field doesn’t really need these schools,” he says. That’s because most coders tend...

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