Coding Challenges

Want to improve your skills as a programmer? You can solve a coding puzzle or challenge. By solving different types of coding puzzles, you can sharpen your problem-solving skills.

Coding Challenges
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Why do a coding challenge?

You want to learn a new programming language. You want to practice software design. You want to keep your programing skills current. You want to get ready for a programming interview. You want to have fun completing a challenge.

What can I do with the code from my challenge?

Write a blog post and share your solution. Share your solution on Twitter and other Social Media platforms. Make it part of an app.

Where do I find them?

It depends on what type of coding challenges that you want to do. Some coding challenges are mathematical, front end or part of a competition. You may need to sign up for an account before solving the challenge.

Project Euler

Project Euler
Project Euler has a series of mathematical and computer programming challenges for you to solve. You can use your own computer and favorite coding editor to solve their problems. Then, you can post your solution on their website.

CodePen Challenges

CodePen Challenges
CodePen has themed challenges that help you to improve your skills by building things. You need a CodePen account to sign up.

Scotch.io Code Challenges

Scotch.io Challenges
Scotch has monthly challenges to help you expand your skills in React, JavaScript or CSS. When you join their community, you receive the challenges by email. You can build your solutions in CodePen or CodeSandbox.

Daily Programmer on Reddit

Reddit Daily Programmer
Daily Programmer has 3 weekly challenges. They are easy, intermediate and hard. These challenges are open to beginners and experienced programmers. You need to join the Reddit Daily Programmer community to post your solution.

Whether you want to join a coding community or not, coding challenges can help you to learn more about programming and keep your skills sharp.

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