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exercism.io looking for mentors

Gabriel Guzman
I'm a developer turned manager, father of 2, farmer and open source zealot.
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Hello, dev.to'ers. exercism.io -- "an online platform designed to help you improve your coding skills through practice and mentorship" is looking for mentors! If you're looking to learn by teaching or just want to pay-it-forward by volunteering to an awesome effort to get others up and running in the language of their choice, this is a great place to start. I've been using their site since their launch to practice programming problems in different languages, and have recently started mentoring others in those same exercises. If you're interested in mentoring, check out: https://exercism.io/mentoring-faqs or if you just want to practice coding, and get feedback on your work: https://exercism.io

Currently, the PHP track needs some mentors (and I know there are a few of you out there who enjoy PHP, as I do) but there are lots of different language tracks to choose from!

Come help us out!

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Tomas B.

Hi @gabeguz , are you still mentoring there? I was waiting to review my solution then gave up after few days and switched to individual track, which is still great as test and community solutions will keep me on track but as beginner it would be good to have some mentor feedback on my solutions. I like exercism a lot though new version is not really up to with size of PHP community.

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Gabriel Guzman Author

Hi @liopash , I am still mentoring there, yes. I've been on vacation for the past two weeks though so I didn't get to any solutions in that time! Sorry no-one got to your solution! We try our best, but there are more solutions than there are mentors.

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Stargator • Edited

The C++ track needs maintainers for the repo and mentors for the students.

Also, @graphicbeacon Dart needs mentors as well!

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Jermaine Oppong

Thanks for sharing Stargator. Didn't know about this site. Signed up!

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Stargator

Did you sign up as a mentor? A student? Or both?

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Jermaine Oppong

I did both.

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Adrian B.G.

Can I do PR,commit like code comments on Go solutions?

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Gabriel Guzman Author

Right now the interface is more of a free-format text box where you enter general comments. There isn't a line by line comment capability like when doing code review on GitHub. Generally, this isn't a problem since the exercises are fairly concise.

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Stargator

Also, only one mentor comments on a solution. So there isn't multiple mentors giving feedback on the same solution/student.

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Theofanis Despoudis

Cool I will try it out