In recent years, one method of meeting that demand and training coders are coding boot camps – intense training courses where students spend several week immersed in training. Think of them as condensed vocational schools for the digital age.
One such organization is based in Pearland. To learn more about how the camps work, Michael Hagerty talked with David Graham, founder of Coder Camps. He asked Graham to further explain what exactly a software developers does.
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