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System loadtesting
Process
Engineering
Read Time 7 Mins

How we manipulated Locust to test system performance under pressure

User increases during the back-to-school period challenges our engineers to find new ways of ensuring rock-solid system reliability at all times.

by Olivier Mehani Senior Software Engineer
Accessibility guidelines doc
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Design
Read Time 6 Mins

Designing for accessibility is daunting – until you start doing

The best way of enshrining accessibility in product development is by taking action and getting conversations going early and often.

by Jasha Aitchison Product Designer
customer support quality scale
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Customer Support
Read Time 5 Mins

How we optimized our customer support to ensure quality at scale

Maintaining a high standard of customer support is a challenge for any growing company. Here's how we managed it at Learnosity.

by Neil McGough Director of Technical Sales & Client Support
Learnosity Action Builder Blog
Process
Engineering
Read Time 6 Mins

A new perspective can sometimes be as valuable as a new product

Getting a fresh pair of eyes on older product features can help unlock exciting new possibilities for end-users.

by Salim Bensiali Software Engineer
Process
Engineering
Read Time 5 Mins

What’s in a label? Developing accessible software with ARIA labels and alt-text

We take a look at a web developer’s implementation considerations with alt-text, ARIA labels, and custom accessibility software.

by Edwin Dawson Technical Writer
Process
Engineering
Read Time 8 Mins

Workflows don’t stop at Git branches

One simple question made us examine our entire Git workflow and its interaction with the lifecycle of our tickets.

by Olivier Mehani Senior Software Engineer
Process
Design
Read Time 5 Mins

Look beyond what you see: Color testing for accessibility – Part 2

In the second of a two-part series, Learnosity UX Designer James Santilli describes the team's research and next steps in color testing the product for accessibility.

by Learnosity Admin
Process
Design
Read Time 8 Mins

Look beyond what you see: Color testing for accessibility – Part 1

In part one of a two-part series, Learnosity’s User Experience Designer James Santilli traces the team's journey toward color testing the product for accessibility.

by Niamh Casey
Process
Engineering
Read Time 5 Mins

How we created a game using Learnosity’s APIs in just two weeks

They say the best way of learning is by doing. Learnosity's two-week bootcamp proved that to be the case.

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor
Process
Engineering
Read Time 8 Mins

Infrastructure as code: Successfully scaling to new heights

How do you prepare a product to meet the demands of a rapidly growing user base? Meet someone who knows. Alan Garfield is a busy…

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor
Process
People & Culture
Read Time 6 Mins

Moving At The Speed Of Thought – Learnosity Hackathon 2017: Part 2

Read about the ideas, the obstacles, the processes, and the results of our teams’ Hackathon 2017 projects. Last week we took a look at some…

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor
Process
People & Culture
Read Time 6 Mins

Moving At The Speed Of Thought – Learnosity Hackathon 2017: Part 1

Working with teams and technology to turn ideas into realities in a single day. At Learnosity, we value innovation, so it's important to us to…

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor
Process
Engineering
Read Time 3 Mins

Engineering for zero downtime – Advanced RDS database migrations

Having more users means putting more thought into how we minimize disruption. Scaling successfully brings challenges of its own. For Learnosity, one of the most…

by Mark Lynch Chief Technical Officer
Process
Learning & Development
Read Time 7 Mins

Paper and digital will converge on the road to better learning

Paper and digital learning may be taking separate routes, but they're heading toward the same goals. In some ways, comparing student performance in digital assessments…

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor
Process
Updates & Product Tips
Read Time 4 Mins

Looking back on Learnosity’s 10-year journey to date

From scrappy startup to SaaS success: Looking back on Learnosity's 10-year journey to date. For the last 10 years, Learnosity has pretty much followed the…

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor
Process
People & Culture
Read Time 7 Mins

Hacking Foosball

Here at Learnosity, the development team enjoy a “Hack Day” every quarter. Our hack days are a great way for us to get a break from…

by Micheál Heffernan Senior Editor