Stepping UP to the Challenge
01 May 2015
| By Geoffrey Yu
The UP team, with family and friends, on a hike in Muir Woods This winter I had the opportunity to be a software engineering intern on the University Product team, UP for short, here at Coursera. And if I could...
Coursera @ HackDuke: Code For Good
02 April 2015
| By Dennis Li, Betty Tsan
This past November, Coursera sponsored HackDuke: Code for Good, a two-day event at Duke University that focuses on using technology for social good. Coursera was involved in the education track, which encompasses hacks impacting K-12, higher education, and accessibility to...
Make editing courses on Coursera fun!
31 March 2015
| By Ankit Ahuja
We recently launched the next generation of authoring tools for instructors, instructional designers and teaching staff at our Partners Conference. To accomplish this, we made use of several open-source projects including React.js as the UI library, Flux as the application...
Source Maps are Great ... When You Get It Right
30 March 2015
| By eleith
we recently updated our asset bundling and naming scheme to improve our site speed and cache-ability. we achieved our goals, but the more we mangle and bundle our code, the more we introduce ways in which bugs show up only...
How to be a Great Engineer Coursera!
03 February 2015
| By Nick Dellamaggiore
As an engineering manager, I’m often asked by colleagues and interview candidates “What does my career progression look like as an engineer at Coursera?” Though developing as a people manager is appealing for some, I find that most are interested...