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For some people, in some industries, coding knowledge is essential. For another group of people, that knowledge is a benefit. For some people, it’s superfluous.
A programming language need not result in an app to be considered a programming language. Someone highly proficient in something like complex Oracle SQL querying is just as much a programmer as someone who can write an iOS app in Objective C.
A mix of varied sources and personal experience ought to trump any meta-narrative, especially when the narrative fosters myth. We can only hope that the tech press, filled as it is with bloggers and start-ups, finds its footing — and its quality — soon.