The JRS Blog

Coding resources, insight into JRS Coding School, and more.

Is Coding School Right For You?

Is Coding School Right For You?
When it comes to coding schools, one size doesn’t fit all. And, there are several sizes available right now. The market for coding schools has grown steadily over the past four years, with an estimated 17,966 new coding school graduates in 2016 alone. There are seemingly endless options to choose from, and it can be [...] Read Entire Article

Why Learning to Code Is About More Than Code

Why Learning to Code Is About More Than Code
There are more than 300 coding schools in roughly 69 cities across the United States and Canada.  In 2016, those coding schools were projected to graduate more than 18,000 students. So, for people who are interested in enrolling in a coding school, there is no shortage of options. A number of important criteria should be [...] Read Entire Article

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, [...] Read Entire Article

The Story Behind JRS Coding School

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 [...] Read Entire Article

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, [...] Read Entire Article