The set page gets a refresh!
(screenshot from a list of famous people) This afternoon we launched a new design of the Quizlet set page, with the goal of making it more intuitive and more visually appealing. While the old design looked pretty nice, there was a lot of wasted space and some key features were not very obvious. Thi…

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Posted by Andrew March 29, 2010 · View post
iPhone App Featuring Quizlet Breaks the Top 15 on App Store!
Wow! Flashcard Touch, the iPhone App (App Store link) featuring Quizlet developed by Agilis Labs using the Quizlet API, has rocketed to unimagined popularity since we wrote about their free March promotion on Monday. How popular? The app is currently the top free education app in the iTunes App Sto…

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Posted by March 5, 2010 · View post
Flashcard Touch (iPhone app for Quizlet) is free in March
We've heard feedback from many users who all want the same thing: the ability to study Quizlet flash cards on the iPhone and iPod Touch. We are excited to announce that this can be done! While we have not released an official "Quizlet iPhone app", there are several third-party developers…

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Posted by March 1, 2010 · View post
Introducing Quizlet Plus (with Image Uploading and Unlimited Groups)
We're excited to announce today's launch of Quizlet Plus, which includes the ability to upload and add your own images to your flash cards to study! It also enables you to create and join unlimited groups, which is useful for school and teachers. And you get to use Quizlet without seeing ads. Think…

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Posted by Andrew February 17, 2010 · View post
Quizlet has fantastic growth -- needs maintenance
Every day for the last couple weeks has been a record traffic day for us at Quizlet. It's awesome to see so many people using Quizlet -- we now have over 500,000 registered users and 3,000+ new ones per day. Quizlet users have uploaded more than 33,000,000 flashcards. Our traffic has grown 80% just…

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Posted by Andrew September 15, 2009 · View post
Study with images on Quizlet (!!!)
Today we're announcing some major new functionality on Quizlet: image-based studying. It's been one of our all-time most requested features, so we're super excited to make it available to every one. On Quizlet so far, everything has been plain text: you type in a word, and you type in a definition.…

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Posted by Andrew August 6, 2009 · View post
Announcing the Quizlet API
It's been awhile since I've updated the blog, so it might be hard to believe that a lot of work has gone into Quizlet since the last post. We've made the Quizlet search engine a ton better, we've added some exciting new technology that does voice recognition (more on that later), and made a lot of p…

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Posted by Andrew June 29, 2009 · View post
Lots of improvements and a new donation page
Hey! We have lots of improvements to announce today! In random order: We’ve started a donations page to let Quizlet users who appreciate our free service to donate towards future improvements to Quizlet. If you find Quizlet useful, please consider donating $10 or more. Donating will also remove all…

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Posted by Andrew March 30, 2009 · View post
New: Use Facebook on Quizlet
Today we're launching Facebook on Quizlet. This feature lets you use your Facebook account instead of a Quizlet account to log in to Quizlet. This removes the need to create a Quizlet account with a password and email address and birth day--you just use your Facebook! If you already have a Quizlet…

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Posted by Andrew February 26, 2009 · View post
Quizlet getting Twitter; general progress
Hey all-- We've made a ton of progress so far on our big January push. We're finishing up the last touches on Facebook Connect, the iPhone app is coming along well, and one of our super secret projects is on track to make a big splash. In order to communicate quickly, I've decided to get a Quizlet T…

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Posted by Andrew February 3, 2009 · View post
Message to Quizlet users
Hey all- I just recorded a quick video that I'd like you watch: [video no longer available] We care very much about the Quizlet community, and want to make sure it can grow in the most constructive and safest way possible. I want to assure you we are working on a number of very cool things that I'm…

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Posted by Andrew January 9, 2009 · View post
Stronger, Faster, and MIT.
Yesterday we finished a long-needed upgrade of our Quizlet servers. If you've ever been studying on Thursday night, you might know that Quizlet slows down when there are a lot of people studying for their Friday exams. We've upgraded from having 2 servers to 3, and all of them are better-tuned and h…

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Posted by Andrew October 18, 2008 · View post
200,000 people on Quizlet / New Learn mode / iPhone
The learn mode, now more awesome. Hey, Today, I'm launching the new learn mode! Finally, right? It's been in the works forever. Learn mode was the "original" Quizlet feature - it's been the same since we started. Now it gets a much-needed makeover. It may not be quite perfect yet, but it'…

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Posted by Andrew August 14, 2008 · View post
Back from France; Help beta test the new Learn Mode
Hey all! I'm back from my two-week trip to France! I spent about a week in Paris, and another week traveling the country and visiting my French teacher at her house in France. Here are some pictures: Me pretending to drive a tank on Bastille Day Fireworks at the Eiffel Tower on Bastille Day The p…

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Posted by Andrew August 8, 2008 · View post
Upcoming news, then off to France for a bit
Hello summer friends! Just wanted to keep you up on some of the latest news about Quizlet. Fun news: The Mike and Juliet show had a rerun yesterday, so there was a nice boost in traffic on the site. Here's my blog post about that experience. So... On Friday, I'm going on a two week vacation to Franc…

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Posted by Andrew July 8, 2008 · View post
Major Internet Explorer bug fixed
Over the past couple weeks, I've had very sporadic reports that Quizlet was completely failing on some computers. This afternoon I spent an hour on the phone working with a very helpful Quizlet user who was able to help me find the problem. As I understand it, Quizlet was causing some older computer…

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Posted by Andrew April 21, 2008 · View post
New look on the homepage and a better demo
Hey all-- I just wrapped up development on a new home page for non-logged-in users. The page had had the same exact design since Quizlet launched more than a year ago. The "Top 5" thing had a great run, but everything needs to get retired at some point. The new design presents a lot more d…

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Posted by Andrew April 7, 2008 · View post
Announcing a new game: Space Race
You asked for it, and you got it! I'm happy to announce a new game on Quizlet: Space Race The object of the game is to kill words before they cross the screen. You type in your answers (then press enter) into the input box at the bottom, and if your answer matches any of the words scrolling across t…

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Posted by Andrew March 26, 2008 · View post
Progress Update: Learn mode, QQQ, Reliability, Advertising, etc.
There are a lot of things I'm working on simultaneously, and I thought I'd let you know what they are and how they're doing. New Learn Mode Since I posted a preview of the new learn mode, I've been playing with it a lot, and taking feedback from all of you guys, and I've decided that design is a lit…

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Posted by Andrew March 9, 2008 · View post
More server trouble...
Hey all -- We just recovered from a couple hours of downtime. It wasn't too fun, for you or for me. The database that was holding each set's words and definitions had been crashing for the past few days, causing daily downtime (ack!). So tonight I decided just repairing it each time wouldn't do, so…

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Posted by Andrew February 27, 2008 · View post