CodeFights Customer Stories:

“The engineers that we have hired from CodeFights are incredibly strong.  Try it. There’s really nothing that you have to lose and you only have a bunch of incredible candidates to gain.” — Megan Stern, Technical Recruiter, Traditional resume-based recruiting delivering unqualified candidates develops big data analytic solutions and has an extremely high technical bar for their engineering team.  Megan started at Ascend when the company was just five people and was hired to build out a strong

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CodeFights Customer Stories: Wizeline

“You would be wrong to assume that CodeFights is just like any other other tool to automate technical recruiting on the markets. CodeFights should be your weapon when it comes to attracting technical talent.” – Vidal Gonzalez, Wizeline CTO Wizeline builds scalable software solutions (like AI-driven chatbots) for its customers. Since they create software for other companies, they need to make sure that their engineering team is full of innovative, talented engineers who can deliver amazing products quickly. Wizeline is a

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Introducing the CodeFights Sourcing Assistant

We’re very excited to announce the launch of our new CodeFights Sourcing Assistant! This new sourcing tool predicts whether a prospect on LinkedIn will be a good match for your open engineering roles. The Sourcing Assistant is powered by machine learning to make recruiting faster, easier, and more effective. How the Sourcing Assistant works The CodeFights Sourcing Assistant is a Chrome extension that’s available only for CodeFights Recruiter customers. In the background, the Assistant analyzes the necessary skills for a company’s

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CodeFights Talent Story: Marcus Currie + Evernote

What does it take to go from being an industry outsider to becoming a software engineer at one of the best-known companies in Silicon Valley? Marcus Currie started using CodeFights because he wanted a platform that would help him prepare for technical interviews. He ended up with much more than that! With CodeFights, Marcus leveled up his programming skills, connected with several high profile companies, and ended up with his dream job. Catching the software development bug Marcus Currie majored

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Can Learning Be Addictive?

CodeFights CEO Tigran Sloyan gave a TEDx talk in October, and we’re so excited to be able to share it with the world! Watch the video to discover how advances in neuroscience, psychology, and game theory have paved the way for the creation of addictive learning systems like CodeFights. Tigran outlines the basics of an unconventional – but proven – method of creating geniuses. If you start teaching a young child one skill very early on, and keep them focused

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The CodeFights Polyglot Marathon

CodeFights Polyglot Marathon

Polyglot (noun): A person who has mastered multiple languages. Are you a programming polyglot? Here’s your chance to prove it! If you pride yourself on knowing multiple programming languages, then you’re going to love our next worldwide coding tournament. On November 11, CodeFights is hosting the Polyglot Marathon. This marathon is composed of twelve coding tasks. You get to choose which language you want to solve each question in, and each one must be solved in a different coding language. If

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Hello World! Introducing Language Syntax Tips

Ever wondered how to say Hello world in 38 different programming languages? CodeFights has you covered! We just launched Syntax Tips, a brand-new feature in all of our coding tasks and challenges that gives you important information about how to format code in every programming language that our platform supports. It can be hard to remember how to format a function, write a comment, print to the console, or return output in a specific language. This is especially true if you’re just

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Beautiful JavaScript Winner Code Walkthrough

boomx's Beautiful JavaScript Solution

“It’s rewarding. It feels good to come up with a solution, and just to in general practice how you approach solving problems.” – Beautiful JavaScript winner boomx on CodeFights The CodeFights Beautiful JavaScript contest wrapped up a few weeks ago, and the winners were CodeFighters boomx, arnav_a2, and marcusekeenan. Each of them won a trip to San Francisco and three nights at a hotel downtown. We recently had the first of our winners visit us! boomx is a software developer in North Carolina.

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Beautiful JavaScript Contest Winners

Beautiful JavaScript Challenge

The Beautiful JavaScript contest was an amazing event. We got over 500 solutions from our awesome CodeFighter community! It ended up being really hard to narrow our list of favorites down to just three. But after a lot of thought, our judges have chosen the three that they think are the most expressive, readable, and concise – in other words, the most beautiful – as our winners. The winners Congratulations to the winners of the Beautiful JavaScript contest! Each of

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Introducing the CodeFights Arcade Database World

CodeFights Arcade Database World

The ability to access, understand, and manipulate data is extremely important in the current engineering job market. Employers are increasingly listing SQL as a “required skill” in job listings, whether the job is a back-end engineering job or not. Data scientists, data analysts, researchers, and many others also need to be able to access information that’s stored in relational databases. No matter what your job title is, the ability to dive deep into an organized collection of data to answer

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