November 2012

by Heather Payne Tuesday November 20, 2012

10 reasons why you should learn Ruby on Rails

This post was originally written by Justin James for Tech Republic. Takeaway: There are plenty of compelling reasons to check out Ruby on Rails — like the development model, the job market, and the abundance of good IDEs. Ruby on Rails Read more…

by Heather Payne Thursday November 8, 2012

My Journey to (and through) HackerYou

This post was contributed by Michelle Pomeroy – she’s one of the 30 students currently enrolled in our Web Development course! Learn more about her below! It never fails to amaze me how one event in life leads to another and before Read more…

by Heather Payne Tuesday November 6, 2012

Could coding be the next mass profession?

This post was originally published by Roy Bahat on his blog, Also. Like farming was in the 17th century, factory work during the industrial revolution, construction during the Great Depression, and manufacturing after World War II. Better, because writing code Read more…

by Heather Payne Friday November 2, 2012

Introducing the Rails Course Projects: Hacklendar & Hackboard

It’s been an exciting few months at HackerYou. We’re more than halfway through our first (sold out!) 72-hour course (an Introduction to Front-End Web Development), we’ve organized a few dozen workshops (teaching everything from HTML and CSS to 3D printing) Read more…

by Heather Payne Thursday November 1, 2012

Why I'm Signed Up for HackerYou's Rails Course

This post was contributed by Alan Judson – he’s one of the 30 students that will be joining us at our Intro to Rails course in January! Learn more about that course here, and learn more about Alan below! I Read more…