Learning in progress
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…