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Hack Reactor has announced an exciting partnership between Uber and our Remote Beta program. Through this partnership, the Uber API will be integrated into the Remote Beta curriculum to give students a deep exploration of API development. Once it is fully integrated into the course, students will have the option to build apps and projects with the Uber API. Additionally, Uber Engineers will eventually co-teach sections on API development alongside Hack Reactor instructors.
“We constantly evaluate the tech landscape, so that we are teaching skills that will be in demand for a long time,” says Remote Beta strategist Adrian Khoo. “This partnership with Uber will give our students hands-on experience with important, current technology.”
The Hack Reactor curriculum already includes lessons on working with APIs, and our instructors will integrate the Uber API in a way that continues to teach core principles. Once Uber technology has been successfully worked in, Uber Engineers will help teach select courses, giving students a chance to work with professional developers. For specific projects over our three-month course, students will have the opportunity to work with the Uber API and submit their project to Uber, which will periodically showcase top projects on their website.
Additionally, Hack Reactor and Uber plan on teaming up for hackathons, evening presentations, and other events that benefit our students. Uber recently hosted an online hackathon, and a similar event specifically for Remote Beta students is currently in planning stages.
The announcement comes on the heels of a similar partnership with MakerSquare, another school in the Hack Reactor network. These partnerships show the increasing prominence and recognition of the Hack Reactor network as a leader in training the next generation of Software Engineers.
Through this partnership, students will work with industry-leading technology during the course, giving them valuable, marketable experience to carry forward in their career as Software Engineers.