The Exercism Blog
News, interviews and articles from the Exercism community.

Latest Posts

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

An interview with Ryan Potts

Ryan Potts talks to us about how he got into Delphi, the things he's learnt from being a contributor to Exercism, and his experiences of programming in industries that are still offline.
By Jeremy Walker · 30th Jan 2019

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

An interview with Erik Schierboom

We talk to Erik Schierboom about functional programming, maintaining the C#, F# and Scala tracks, and our plans for automated static analysis of Exercism solutions.
By Jeremy Walker · 21st Jan 2019 · 4 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