Exercism, call for mentors

Eduard Staniloiu edi33416 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 14:20:03 UTC 2019

On Tuesday, 20 August 2019 at 09:40:06 UTC, Björn Lindström wrote:
> Hello,
> I've recently decided to pick up D, and have started doing some 
> exercises on
> https://exercism.io/ (a non-profit programming exercise 
> platform), which I think is an excellent way to pick up the 
> basics in a new language.
> While doing the exercises on my own is rewarding already, I 
> would greatly appreciate if someone would want to pick up the 
> mantle of mentor in D over there. Evidently someone liked the 
> idea at one point enough to contribute D versions of a lot of 
> the exercises, but based on progress of the queue, nobody is 
> checking it frequently at the moment.
> I've been doing some mentoring there myself, for Python and 
> Bash, and I think it's quite fun, and I learn a lot that way. 
> It forces me to regularly think hard about the basics, trying 
> to give considered advice to beginners.
> Anyway, if someone would be willing to give it a go, you can go 
> to https://exercism.io/become-a-mentor and follow the 
> instructions there.
> Thanks,
> Björn

This is a great idea. I didn't know about https://exercism.io/
I've got a lot on my plate in the following weeks, but I'll try to
make some time to mentor.

I hope others in the community will join as well.


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