From the vault of my memories before joining HackerEarth
17 Jul 2020
A simplified and automated skill-based test creation
02 Feb 2020
With scooby profiler, you can debug SQL/Memcache queries while serving requests in Django. The profiler works well in case of AJAX requests.
20 Sep 2018
Integration of WYSIWYG editor in HackerEarth's Recruit platform
19 Jul 2018
How an internal hackathon led to our own front-end framework
07 Jul 2018
Comprehensive guide to setting up remote emulators and interacting with them from the browser
03 Apr 2017
Setting up an alert and monitoring system for a product using Graphite and Cabot
21 Mar 2017
How we leveraged ReactJS to build a faster and interactive programming assessment environment
07 Mar 2017
The MVP architecture blueprint
17 Nov 2016
Email infrastructure at HackerEarth.
11 Feb 2016
Supporting LaTex for writing math symbols on HackerEarth
02 Feb 2016
Story: How we made a real-time app to automate marketing
02 Feb 2016
We created a SQL profiler for python functions which tells what exact expressions inside the function body triggers some network call like SQL queries by manipulating AST (Abstract Syntax Trees) of function code.
01 Feb 2016
Giving relevant suggestions using Elasticsearch and Haystack in Django
29 Jan 2016
Manage admin roles and restrict access to features.
29 Jan 2016
29 Jan 2016
How to implement a basic A/B testing framework in Django.
29 Jan 2016
Feature that helps recruiters to choose the best questions for candidate assessment out of thousands of questions we serve in our library
31 Oct 2015
HackerEarth's web servers handle millions of requests every day. These request logs can be analyzed to mine some highly useful insights as well as metrics critical for the business. For example, no. of views per day, no. of views for each product, most popular user navigation flow etc.
26 Feb 2015
HackerEarth uses django framework at its heart. We use two third party packages django-allauth and django-redis-sessions for authentication and session management.
14 Feb 2015
Comments have become an integral part of our website. They are integrated almost everywhere-challenge, practice problem page etc. and soon will be added to few more pages
27 Jan 2015
HackerEarth infrastructure is hosted on Amazon services. At any given point of time many webservers are running concurrently serving thousands of requests.
17 Oct 2014
How HackerEarth uses Python Requests to fetch data from various APIs [Tutorial]
21 Aug 2014
Code Streak: Maximum number of unique problems solved continuously Day Streak: Maximum number of days such that one new problem is solved each day...
18 Jun 2014
In order to use any of the Google APIs for your application, first you need to set up a project in the [Google Developer's...
07 Jun 2014
25th January was a rather unfortunate day for us. The monthly challenge - January Jackpot 2014...
27 Jan 2014
HackerEarth hosted more than thousand contests in the year 2013 alone. Out of them, there were more than two...
22 Jan 2014
Ever thought of sharing solution of a coding problem in form of a video with someone, to teach them how you implemented the solution. Or, wanted to see...
21 Jan 2014
HackerEarth is primarily based on Python & Django. And we use Apache with mod_wsgi for hosting the application. There is a general complaint that Apache sucks...
21 Nov 2013
we use MySQL database as the primary data store. We have experimented with a few NoSQL databases on the way, but the results have been...
07 Oct 2013
40,000+ programmers use HackerEarth. Everyday, people from all over India and other countries submit code on HackerEarth, solve problems and participate in online coding tests...
13 Sep 2013
We had already published HackerEarth API v1 in February, 2012 at (http://developer.hackerearth.com). The API v1 was synchronous in nature. This means that your request kept hanging until the code...
09 Sep 2013
This is one of the coolest and important thing we recently built at HackerEarth. What's so cool about it? Just have a little patience, you will soon...
05 Aug 2013
After a long journey with Django, you come to a place where you feel the need to get some tasks done asynchronously without any supervision of human. Some tasks need to be scheduled to run once at a particular time or after some time and...
05 Jun 2013
This is going to be a long blog post but I promise you will find some interesting piece of engineering here, so stay till the end...
31 May 2013
Description of technology used by us in building HackerEarth.
20 Mar 2013
Detailed Analytics of data retrieved from challenge
13 Mar 2013
January 2012 was an idyllic time for us. Three of us had just teamed up [to build something...
12 Mar 2013
I love Vim editor. And the idea of a plugin to compile and run code from my favorite code editor sounded exciting....
11 Mar 2013