Kumiko Haraguchi: Journey to CC

Kumiko Haraguchi: Journey to CC Kumiko Haraguchi is one of the students in our first cohort and we recently sat down with her to learn more about her background and how she got into coding. TL;DR Kumiko was born in the Aichi prefecture. Upon graduating from high school, she studied abroad for a year in Vancouver, Canada studying English. While working at a guest house, she realized the power of the web and subsequently enrolled in university to study the subject. After her university graduation,

Introducing Our Instructors

We recently had two awesome people join our team as technical instructors---Brent Gardner and Rachel Koldenhoven. They are from Denver, Colorado and will be making the big move to Tokyo next week! Brent comes to us from Galvanize, where he was the lead enterprise instructor. His job involved teaching Java, Node.js, React, functional programming, and TDD to developers and engineers from Fortune 500 companies. Previously, he spent most of his life sharpening his coding skills. Spanning genres, he

Introducing Our CC1 Students

Here are the faces of our six lovely students starting in our first cohort on July 3rd. Some information about them: Four women and two menThree were working as software engineers and web developers priorTwo have bachelor's degrees in computer scienceTwo are currently pursuing bachelor's degrees in computer engineering and hardware engineeringOne has a master's degree in biomedical engineeringTwo have previously worked as English teachersThey hail from four different countries: Japan, Iran, USA,

Why JavaScript?

"any application that can be written in JavaScript, will eventually be written in JavaScript" Jeff Atwood, co-founder of Stack Overflow While our curriculum is JavaScript, we like to say that Code Chrysalis is officially language agnostic. This means that we welcome, push, and encourage students to use the skills that they learn with us to explore the vast technical landscape by themselves. We focus on building versatility in fundamentals and believe that JavaScript is the best language for