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Jason Nelson6,209 Points
Confusion !!! and learning the right way.
I've been research and browsing the forums for previous answers about bootcamps vs just learning through online resources. I'm tempted in doing the bootcamp which is 2 days a week for 3 hours a day learning back-end Ruby. A senior engineer from Living Social is teaching the course which cost 3400+mac book air. I'm going to the meet-and-greet this month to ask questions.
My question is most likely rhetorical, but how do I know its worth it??? The 80% tuition back if a job is not obtained is interesting since I'm looking for a change in careers.
Dustin Matlock33,856 Points
Bootcamps are great but they can't do for you what you have to do on your own. It also depends on how fast you grasp the material. I think a lot of people in the early stages of coding look for the best route to go. The best thing to do is just get started.
Treehouse is probably one of the most affordable solutions currently, and my guess is their courses will get more advanced with time. Here's an exhaustive list of coding bootcamps.