Exercism, call for mentors
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:
> 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.
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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