Back in January, Georgia Tech professor David Joyner got a cryptic email from a student based in Wuhan, China. “I’m under quarantine, but my internet access is okay so I have more time to spend on classwork, I wanted to let you know,” the message read. Unsure why Wuhan would be under...

GitHub today announced two new features for GitHub Classroom, its set of tools for helping computer science teachers assign and evaluate coding exercises. The first of these is autograding, which does exactly what the name promises. Teachers can now add tests to their workflows that automatically...