Editor's note: This is part 1 of a guest post by Bryan J. Brown. Part 2 will be posted on July 30.
If you’ve been paying attention to the librarian blog scene at all, you’re probably familiar with the infamous “Should librarians learn to code?” debate. Maybe “debate” isn’t the best way to describe it; it’s more like a dead horse that bloggers give a few extra whacks to every couple of months.