If you’ve landed here, you’re probably supposed to submit a solution for a take-home coding exercise shortly. I’ve been in the same situation a few times and each time learned more. Based on my experience, to pass a coding exercise you should follow seven rules which sometimes are ignored even by senior candidates.
After doing a few open-source projects I found myself doing some steps again and again to setup a new repository on GitHub. I live in PHP world and what I normally do is to create a Composer package along with CI operations and bunch of automated code review tools.
This might seem like an overkill specially for small projects but believe or not it pays off as the project grows. So I came up with a Composer ready starter kit to help speed up starting PHP projects on GitHub which can be found here. It includes:
To get started:
- Pull the repo
- Rename any
PhpBaseProject with your project name and appropriate namespace
- Create an account on Travis, Scrutinizer and Code Climate and allow access to your repository
composer.json with the relevant information to your project
- Update .travis.yml with your repository token from Code Climate
- Update readme file with the right path to the badges
- Update author name in the license
In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to build a Slack bot with Botonomous Framework and Events API. If you have followed the last tutorial you already know how to prepare the server and install Botonomous Framework.
Have you ever wondered having a Slack Bot in your team that suggests where to have Friday work lunch? If so, this tutorial will walk you through the process of building your own Slack Bot in PHP using Botonomous Framework and Slash Commands.