Why we focus on teaching JavaScript and es6

Why we focus on teaching JavaScript and es6

A lot of school still have a heavy focus on Python, Ruby, and iOS development, but at Devschool, we are firmly planted in two camps. We primarily use JavaScript to teach programming, and we are huge fans of functional programming, to the point we teach you functional programming from day one.

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We teach React JS Technology from Facebook

We teach React JS Technology from Facebook

The first time I coded my view layer using React I was blown away in a way that I haven't been blown away since I saw the Rails 15 minute Demo in 2007.

Being able to 'teach' HTML new tricks by defining components that include the markup, event handling, and even the styles all into a coherent component made me very happy - especially after years and years of search through a half dozen files trying to find something I needed to work on!

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Build an Adventure game - Learn NodeJS

Build an Adventure game - Learn NodeJS

Waaaaaaaayyyyyyy back when I was about 11 or 12 I got in front of my first Apple II and I discovered the world of text-based games and I was HOOKED! From that day until the day I was coding on my own adventure game I dreamed of writing 'code' and wondered and wondered how the hell one would go about building such a thing.

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We teach GulpJS for Front End Development

We teach GulpJS for Front End Development

The blog you are reading would have once been a quite large Ruby on Rails application, but those days are over and these days I am learning more and more, that we might have 'overdone' the back-end. Instead, this blog was built using GulpJS and basic HTML/CSS and of course, JavaScript, and I don't miss Rails once bit!

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The Devschool Difference - Humans First

The Devschool Difference - Humans First

When I coined the term "Big Box Bootcamp" I wasn't talking about the size of a development school, or coding bootcamp. Instead I was referring far more to the way students are shuffled through the system with little personal attention and even less deviation from the school's recipe.

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