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Behind the ‘Bad Indian Coder’

An ongoing debate about the quality of outsourced code prompts a look at the country’s precarious economic and educational picture.

Code from India can be truly awful if you work with most companies,” another Redditor said. “A lot of them treat programming as a task to be completed with numbers and fire those that can’t work fast enough, rather than a task requiring quality where people are educated to avoid mistakes and fired only as a last resort.”

https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2013/10/behind-the-bad-indian-coder/280636/