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.