Ruby on Rails

by Heather Payne Friday May 6, 2016

HackerYou grads launch new female run digital agency

Jordan Deutsch and Trudy MacNabb met early at HackerYou, arriving each day of our Winter 2015 Bootcamp before many of their classmates were even awake. The early risers started attending crack of dawn yoga classes together, chatting over shared breakfasts Read more…

by Heather Payne Monday January 13, 2014

New Year, New Life – My HackerYou Experience

This is post was first published by Tom Wark, a HackerYou Summer Academy Ruby on Rails graduate, to his website ( Thanks for sharing, Tom! Now that the holidays have come and gone, I’ve decided I finally need to take the Read more…

by Heather Payne Friday September 6, 2013

Summer Academy Ruby on Rails Project Showcase

This summer, students from around the world converged on Shopify HQ in Ottawa for HackerYou’s first-ever Summer Academy program. This full-time Ruby on Rails course was unlike any educational experience these students had had before. It was an intense summer Read more…

by Heather Payne Tuesday September 3, 2013

HackerYou Summer Academy DemoDay

Last Thursday night, a group of brand-new Ruby on Rails developers made their debut as newly-minted coders on the stage in the Shopify lounge in front of a few dozen friends, family members, Shopify staff and members of the Ottawa Read more…

Harley chat
by Heather Payne Monday July 29, 2013

Life Lessons from Three Shopify Execs

Last week, the HackerYou Summer Academy cohort had the incredible opportunity to sit down with three of Shopify’s executives to talk careers, life, and tech. From our outdoor session with Harley to our intimate Q&A with Daniel and our ice Read more…

by Heather Payne Tuesday July 2, 2013

Meet the Students of HackerYou Summer Academy!

Ahmed Omran Educator & Web Developer (@aomra015 | Ahmed Omran is a passionate educator and a web developer. He has lived most of his life in the Ottawa region, graduating from the University of Ottawa with two degrees (a Bachelors of Science and Read more…

by Heather Payne Friday May 24, 2013

Ruby on Rails Project Showcase

On January 21, a determined group of aspiring developers gathered for their very first session of the HackerYou Spring 2013 Intro to Ruby on Rails course. While each of the students rightfully expected to walk away with a brand new Read more…

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…