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Announcing the VS Code Snippets egghead Community Challenge

Will Johnson
Learner Advocate for egghead.io
・2 min read

We are excited to announce the first egghead Community Challenge!

From today Sept 22st until Monday, October 5th, you will have a chance to win some badass prizes by creating VS Code snippets that are helpful for developers!

What are Code Snippets?

Code snippets are templates that make it easier to enter repeating code patterns, such as loops or conditional-statements.

Learn more Code Snippets here

Why Participate?

One of the primary principles of egghead is that we are a "community of practice". One of the tenets of a community of practice is sharing resources that make us better at our craft.

Code snippets speed up workflow and productivity. Creating and sharing some useful snippets will help the community as a whole.

Categories

  • Time-Saver: Save developers time
  • Laugh out Loud: This is something fun like emoji art
  • Pain Relief: Take away any headache like REGEX

Prizes

3 Winners(1 per category)

  • 3 months subscription to egghead.io
  • Full egghead Swag Pack from the egghead Swag Store(hat, beanies, stickers, t-shirt)

How To Submit

Support

You will be invited to a group DM on discord where we will share resources to help get you to start creating and sharing snippets.

You can also ask questions, get tips, and share ideas with other challenge members.

I highly suggest sharing on social media your progress using #eggheadchallenge

Dates To Remember

September 22: Community Challenge Begins!

October 5th: Community Challenge Submissions Due at 11:59 PM PST.

October 8th:: Community Challenge Winners Announced

If you want to participate comment below and an egghead staff member will be in touch!

Discussion (13)

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Adrian Bece

Is there a link to the Discord group? If not, I would like an invite, please. Thank you!

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Sanket Agarwal

Please share the discord joining link.

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Will Johnson Author

Could you send me a DM on Twitter? @willjohnsonio

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Sanket Agarwal

I am sorry but I don't use any social media other than dev. So, can you mail it to me ?

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Harry G. Withers

Hi, could I please have an invite to the Discord group? Thanks!

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Monish Basaniwal

Hello! I would love to participate, how do I get started?

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Will Johnson Author

I'll be contacting you!

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Jon Barson

I am up for this.

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Ephraim Atta-Duncan

Hello, I want to try my hands on it.

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Jasmin Virdi

Hey,

Would love participate could you please share the discord link with me!

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shadowtime2000

Couldn't we just put snippets in a Github Gist instead of a repo?

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Rama ✨

Hi πŸ‘‹ I’d like to participate πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈ

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Sara Fawmy

Hi there, I would love to participate! Could you please link me up on Discord?