1. Viral Graph of Github Repositories Shows the Rise of JavaScript Since 2008

    In creating the school, Hack Reactor's founders had to make key decisions that would define the institution going forward. One of the most essential was which programming language to teach. At the time, there was one fairly obvious choice: Ruby. Ruby had been the dominant language of the last ten years. That’s why it turned a few heads when Hack Reactor decided to focus on JavaScript.

  2. Life at Hack Reactor: Students Blog About Their First Week

    What is it like to step from normal life into the whirlwind of the Hack Reactor program? Occasionally, students take the time to blog about their first week. And their experiences--intense as they are--just might reassure someone thinking about taking programming skills to the next level at Hack Reactor.