- A comic was found that explains why Johnny Can't Code.
- The comic links to a page that promotes learning to program in 10 years.
- A software developer was fired from a job after attempting to teach himself C++ in 24 hours using a book.
At one place I worked, a newly hired software developer showed up with a teach yourself C++ in 24 hours book. It must have taken him more than 24 hours because he was fired later that week.