As Tech Booms, Workers Turn to Coding for Career Change – The New York Times

In college, she had dismissed computer programming as all math and numbers, and not a creative pursuit. But she dropped into an open house one evening at the Galvanize school in Denver. She found it filled with creative, smart people — and not at all just dry math.

A unicorn mask at Galvanize, a coding school in San Francisco. Credit Max Whittaker for The New York Times

Ms. Worth, 22, signed up for the Galvanize 24-week web programming class and excelled. Shortly after completing the course, she was hired by IBM as a software developer in San Francisco. She helps IBM’s corporate clients design and build web and mobile applications that run in remote cloud data centers, and she earns a six-figure salary.

via As Tech Booms, Workers Turn to Coding for Career Change – The New York Times.