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What's next for Exercism?

Where has Exercism got to? What are we focussing on next? Learn about our plans for the next 12 months and where we'll be focussing our energy.
By Jeremy Walker · 5th Aug 2019 · 4 comments

The Automated Mentoring Support Project

Over the next few months we are gong to be developing a framework that uses static analysis to automatically analysis users' solutions, automatically approve solutions that are idiomatic, and provide feedback for commonly-seen improvements. Read on to learn about the project.
By Jeremy Walker · 7th Feb 2019 · 1 comment

The Track Anatomy Project

Welcome to The Track Anatomy Project - an initiative to determine how Exercism tracks can best provide structure for learners and support for mentors.
By Jeremy Walker · 3rd Feb 2019 · 1 comment

We've relaunched community comments

One consequence of adding mentoring to Exercism last year was the removal of casual commenting. We've now added that back. Read on to learn more.
By Jeremy Walker · 26th Jan 2019 · 2 comments

What happens if my mentor disappears?

Sometimes you're working away improving an exercise and your mentor disappers. Up until now, that's been a big problem but this week we've made some big strides forward. Learn more about how we're dealing with it moving forward.
By Jeremy Walker · 18th Jan 2019 · 12 comments

Exercism in 2019

We're super excited about all that we have planned for this year. Read on to learn about our focuses and plans for Exercism in 2019 including reducing friction for mentors, static analysis, improved curriculums and the launching of this blog!
By Jeremy Walker · 16th Jan 2019 · 1 comment

Introducing the Exercism blog

Each day Exercism gets hundreds of new users, thousands of new submissions, and dozens of improvements across its language tracks and product, but many people have no idea how much is going on or how active the site is. Today we're launching our new blog in order to change that!
By Jeremy Walker · 16th Jan 2019