In our IT specialisation of the master program "Wirtschaftsinformatik", we focus on introducing students to the concepts and to the practice of developing software using dynamic scripting languages (e.g., XOTcl). In a 10-week program, the San Franscisco based Dev Bootcamp taught a group of programming beginners Ruby in Rails. After having graduated, a majority of these novice programmers took well-paid positions in steering software companies (such as ThoughtWorks). For the full story, continue reading at techcrunch.com.

Contributed by Stefan Sobernig