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Why JRS Coding School Teaches Full-Stack JavaScript

Why JRS Coding School Teaches Full-Stack JavaScript

JavaScript is everywhere. It runs on your TV, your watch, your smartphone, and your computer. JavaScript even runs inside hardware electronics; during our fall 2016 course, we were able to build a functional robot with JavaScript. In fact, JavaScript is the most used programming language on earth, according to StackOverflow’s 2016 Developer Survey. For developers, […]

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The Story Behind JRS Coding School

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The Story Behind JRS Coding School

I grew up in Atlanta, Georgia, but I have lived in Charleston, South Carolina, since 1995, so this feels very much like home to me. I am the Chief Technology Innovation Officer at Tabula Rasa HealthCare (TRHC), where I lead the Jack Russell Software (JRS) Innovation Center (IC) and serve as Head Instructor of the […]

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Finding a Niche in the Healthcare Industry

Finding a Niche in the Healthcare Industry

Matt Theodore is 36 years old. He has 3-year-old twins. He has had a rewarding career in nursing for nearly eight years, mainly in the Intensive Care Unit. So you’d be forgiven for wondering why Matt Theodore is enrolled in a 12-week JavaScript coding boot camp. Explaining such a situation involves a high school hobby, […]

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6 Classic Books Every Coder Should Own

6 Classic Books Every Coder Should Own

There are few things that are constant about software development, but change is one of them. While it’s true that some coding resources are out-of-date before they even reach the public, others stand the test of time, with lessons that even the most veteran developers return to on a regular basis. This list is made […]

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