12 Reasons Why ES6 is the future of JavaScript and Web Development

JavaScript is a pretty strange programming language. But it’s also pretty cool. Back in 2007, Jeff Atwood (founder of StackOverflow), made a case that JavaScript would become a bigger part of web development. Atwood coined the term “Atwood’s Law,” which states: Any application that can be written in JavaScript, will eventually be written in JavaScript. It’s…

Ken Mazaika

5 Things You Need to Know as a New Developer

  Learning to code is hard. It’s so common to have doubts about yourself or your skill level. Maybe you feel like you’re simply going through the motions because you can’t reproduce everything yourself without a certain amount of guidance. Referring back to previous code, notes, or documentation is normal and something that even senior…

Michael Farrell

Interview with John Ellison — Digital Designer

In this interview, we talk with John Ellison, a lead product designer formerly of Clearleft— a top UX agency in the UK— and social entrepreneur at heart about his experience building an organization and web application from the ground up. John came to Firehose to learn Ruby on Rails and dive into back-end development, and…

Jenna Wang