Three Technologies That Power Code Executable Blocks
29 September 2016
| By eleith, Ankit Ahuja, Brennan Saeta
We recently released an exciting project on Coursera: Code Executable Blocks. This project allow course instructors to extend the Coursera platform with a development environment exposed as an embeddable code editor. Code Executable Blocks is powered by three technologies, both internal and external to Coursera: Coursera Markup Language (CML), Docker and AWS.
Long-running jobs at Coursera
17 November 2014
| By Colleen Lee
Out with the old… In the early days of Coursera, we had a variety of long-running jobs needed to support our platform, such as batch email sending, class-wide quiz regrades, gradebook exports for our instructors, and more. This resulted in...