Out in the Open: The Site That Teaches You to Code Well Enough to Get a Job
Wanna be a programmer? That shouldn’t be too hard. You can sign-up for an iterative online tutorial at a site like Codecademy or Treehouse. But if want to be a serious programmer, that’s another matter. That’s where a site called Exercism.io is trying to help. It’s a simple idea. Click to Open Overlay Gallery Software developer Katrina Owen created Exercism.io while she was teaching programming at Jumpstart Labs in Denver, Colorado. To solve the problem, she created a site last year that presents the practice problems and prevents students from being able to move on to the next ones without submitting a solution to the previous problem. But it didn’t stop there. Owen, who now works for the Santa Monica, California-based music collaboration startup called Splice says she has no plans to turn the site into a business. Go Back to Top.
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