1. Hack Reactor’s Newest Instructor Teaches Students to Teach Themselves

    Magee Mooney brings a wealth of experience to her role as Hack Reactor's newest instructor.  She has programmed for the U.S. government, U.C. Berkeley, a number of non-profits on a volunteer basis, and in the private sector. After working as a LAN Administrator for the National Science Foundation, she came to California to take a role as an Analyst/Programmer on a years-long childhood leukemia study.

  2. Student’s Advice to Anyone on the Fence about Applying to Hack Reactor: Just Go For It

    Austen Talbot made a decision in 2013 to take his technical skills to the next level. He got started with extensive self-study. Like many before him, he found that, “these tools [to learn programming] exist in abundance for beginners, but slowly thin out until you’re left without much direction as an intermediate user.” He took on coding projects where he could, but it wasn't bringing him to the expertise he wanted.

  3. Hack Reactor Students Get Set up With Bower & Polymer

    This introductory workshop took Hack Reactor students and guests through building a Polymer Element. Polymer is "a library that uses the latest web technologies to let you create custom HTML elements" The idea is to build a variety of familiar things, from buttons to complete applications. Then you can reuse those elements you build--even on mobile.