The 10x Meeting – Solving for Too Many Meetings

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Perhaps you’ve heard of the fabled 10x developer (or 10x engineer) – the one on the team that’s 10x as productive as their average colleague. While many, including myself, doubt the existence of such people, I do think there are meetings that are 10x as productive as the average meeting. My goal in this article …

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Qvault’s Refer a Friend Program

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We think learning is better with friends! For every person you invite to join, you’ll both earn some free gems. As soon as your friend signs up, we’ll credit each of your accounts with, at the time of writing, 150 gems. How to Invite Friends Follow these steps to refer your friends directly from the …

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Earn Money While Promoting Computer Science Education

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We just launched our new affiliate partner program to give Dev bloggers and influencers everywhere an opportunity to make some serious cash while promoting a great educational project. Here are the high-level details: You earn 50% of each purchase made on Qvault by people who use your referral link It takes less than 5 minutes …

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All You Need to Know About Qvault’s Achievements System

Qvault Achievements; Gamifying Education

We couldn’t be more excited to announce the latest update to Qvault, the achievements system! We’ve modeled our achievements after how StarCraft II, DotA 2, Overwatch, and other video games handle tier systems. Each time a student unlocks an achievement they also get some free gems and a pretty badge on their public developer portfolio. …

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“Big-O Algorithms” Course Released

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We’ve launched our new Big-O Algorithms course! We wrote this course for engineers who need a refresher on computer science basics or want to learn the fundamentals for the first time. The study of algorithmic complexity is often overlooked by new developers, and we’ve found that get-rich-quick boot camps often skimp on these details. It’s …

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“Interview Prep – Golang” Course Released

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We just launched Interview Prep – Golang, a quick course for those looking to brush up on some Go quirks before walking into an interview. The course is a hands-on tutorial where you complete algorithms and data structures exercises, as well as answer common multiple-choice questions about the Go language. This interview preparation review stands …

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“Practical Cryptography” Course Released

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We just launched our new Practical Cryptography course, a code-in-the-browser tutorial where students build cryptographic functions in the Go programming language. Practical Cryptography stands out among online cryptography courses because it not only teaches crypto fundamentals, but it allows users to get hands-on experience building out the code. What’s Included? The course has four modules …

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