A tool to develop and improve a student’s programming skills by introducing the earliest lessons of coding.

Programming language: JavaScript
License: GNU General Public License v3.0 only
Tags: Nodejs     JavaScript     Js     CLI     Python     Programming     learning    
Latest version: v1.3.2

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teachcode A tool to develop and improve a student’s programming skills by introducing the earliest lessons of coding.

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npm install -g teach-code

How to use

Users are required to solve 30 tasks that take them through the basic constructs of the programming language of their choice. The tasks are designed in such a way that the complexity increases as users progress through the tasks. One can't move forward until the current task is completed. Previously submitted tasks can be viewed if he/she wants but can't be worked on again.

  • teachcode expects you to have a GitHub account. Make sure that you create one if you don't have one. Learn more - Github Signup
  • Navigate to the directory of your choice and type in teachcode init.
  • Choose your track. Currently, we provide two tracks, Python and Javascript
  • Enter your name. We ask for your name mainly for greeting purpose.
  • Enter your GitHub username.
  • Enter your GitHub personal token with repo access. Learn more - GitHub Personal Token
  • Now type in cd teachcode-solutions.
  • Type in teachcode fetchtask.
  • Hurray :tada: you've got your first task.
  • Type in your solution for the task in the file task1.py (opted learning track) using any code editor of choice. We recommend using VS Code
  • Now type in teachcode submit to submit your solution.
  • Enter your Git credentials when prompted. Learn more - Git Credentials
  • Fetch the next task with teachcode fetchtask.

Available Commands

command description
teachcode init Initializes all the tasks
teachcode fetchtask [key] Fetches the task correponding to the key if provided (defaults to the very next task)
teachcode submit Submits the current task
teachcode showkeys Lists all the keys associated with the submitted tasks


Contributions of any kind are welcomed. Make sure that you go through these guidelines.

How should I write a commit message?

This project uses Commitlint to check if the commit messages meet the conventional commit format.

The full pattern is:

type(scope?): subject #scope is optional

body? #body is optional

footer? #footer is optional

Following that pattern, your commit messages should look like these:

feat: activate open collective
chore: correct typo

It should be "guest" and not "gest"
refactor(cli): drop support for node 6

BREAKING CHANGE: you will need to update your node version to keep using this CLI
This closes #123

How should I name my branches?

Prefix your branch names with feat/, docs/ or hotfix/ for feature proposals, documentation and bug fixes, respectively.


Licensed under GNU General Public License V3.0.

*Note that all licence references and agreements mentioned in the teachcode README section above are relevant to that project's source code only.