Code. Design. Awesome.
Jeremy Bell over at Teehan+Lax has written one of the best posts I’ve ever read on the sometimes controversial subject of designers who (should) code.
It’s thoughtful, with many compelling arguments, and, more importantly, it doesn’t throw designers under the bus. Rather, he describes a sensible path towards bringing them up to speed, while at the same time letting them work in a way that takes advantage of their valuable skills.
You should read it.