Asynchronous vs. Sychronous Testing

Creighton Foulkes  •  May 7, 2018  •  Testing Techniques

In previous posts we've discussed some of the challenges with technical interviewing. You can read some of what we've been thinking in...

Zapier Integration

Derek Lo  •  Mar 19, 2018  •  Zapier

Py for Work now integrates with Zapier! Automatically send a Py test when actions happen in your other apps, like a TypeForm or Woofoo form submission.

Test Cases

Creighton Foulkes  •  Feb 23, 2018  •  Test cases

A test case is an input and output used to verify the correctness and optimality of a candidate's solution. Each test cases's input is passed into...

CodePad Tutorial

Derek Lo  •  Jan 28, 2018  •  CodePad

Py for Work's CodePad allows you and your interviewer to write code collaboratively and execute that code in real time.

Integrating with Greenhouse

Creighton Foulkes  •  Jan 22, 2018  •  ATS

Since launching Py for Work, our goal has been to give every one of our users a great experience. Whether it's a candidate completing a challenge as part of an interview or a recruiter navigating the company portal to send out challenges, we want to create the most seamless experience possible.

Challenges vs. Projects

Will Murphy  •  Jan 8, 2018  •  Assessment

From discussions with hundreds of engineers and recruiters at companies ranging from 1 employee to over 5000, the two most common ways companies automate their screening process are: coding challenges and projects.

Problems with Technical Hiring

Creighton Foulkes  •  Jan 2, 2018  •  Hiring

Too often technical hiring is based on screening that doesn't actually take a candidate's real skill into account. We know this first hand, as we ran an experiment for 2 months trying to place 100's of Py users at companies ranging from 10 employees to over 1000.

Closing the Skills Gap

Derek Lo  •  December 22, 2017  •  Recruiting

Over the last year alone Py, has built a community of over 500,000 programmers. It has been our longstanding vision to lower the barrier to entry for CS education.

Why React?

Creighton Foulkes  •  October 14, 2017  •  React

React is a JavaScript library that is in high demand, popular among developers, and simple to learn with a basic understanding of HTML and JavaScript. Py is launching a new interactive video platform to teach React in an efficient and fun way!

App Store Feature

Derek Lo  •  June 8, 2017  •  App Store

It’s incredibly exciting for us to see so many people downloading and loving Py. We’re averaging 5 stars with thousands of ratings and very proud that our users are getting so much out of their experience!