Earning the Coder Title
Most will complete the Coder requirements in about 200 hours and be able to apply their coding skills pragmatically on the job and in their personal lives. Often this can be enough to get an internship or beginner job.
- Setup a Workstation
- Setup Coder Accounts and Services
- Explain SkilStak Coder Language Selections
- Learn EzMark Markdown
- Learn JSON
- Learn Basic YAML
- Learn Google Forms
- Learn Basic Google Sheets
- Learn Simple Data Modeling
- Learn Unix Command Line
- Customize Your Bash Environment
- Learn Basic Shell Scripting
- Learn Basic Phaser3 Game Development
- Learn Basic Web Development
- Learn Basic Vue Development
- Learn Basic Go Coding
- Learn Basic Python Coding
- Complete Coder Projects
- Pass a Take-Home Assessment
- Type at Least 30 Words Per Minute
- Complete a Progress Interview
Complete Coder Projects
These projects are done on your own only asking for help as needed. They must be published publicly and finished to a level that you are comfortable sharing with others. Create a single markdown document or web page that summarized how you fulfilled the requirements for each with links.
- Setup One or More Personal Workstations
- Create Several Bash Aliases and Functions
- Code and Maintain a Basic Web Site
- Create and Maintain Some Data in YAML
- Create a Google Sheet with Formulas
- Code a Basic Game with Phaser3
- Complete a Basic Arduino Project in C
- Use Vue in a Web Site or App
- Code a Basic Terminal Python App
- Code a Basic Suite of Command Line Utilities in Go
What's Comes After Coder?
- Anyone over 16 should complete Technologist.
- Future Software Developers should continue with Developer.
- Future Operations Engineers should continue with Technician.
- Future Full-Stack Engineers will need both and should probably finish the Applications before proceeding to Operations although they can be worked on simultaneously.