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The quality of Skycoin code is a reflection of the high standards of Skycoin developers.
As part of the process to become a Skycoin developer, new candidates first pass through the Skycoin Arena, which is a proving ground to demonstrate and show off your coding skills.
The Skycoin Arena incorporates several tasks:
- Write a Golang program that accepts two numbers from the command line, adds them together and prints the result.
- Fork this repository and make a PR to the repository with the code.
- Add information for contact (email, Telegram, or Wechat) in the PR.
Guidelines are provided for the Skycoin coding style and conventions.
Developing the Skycoin Project
We currently have 54 public GitHub repositories, and a number of private repositories, covering the aspects of the Skycoin project. Due to the size and scope of the project, there are many opportunities to make unique and meaningful contributions. Current Skycoin development team efforts are focused on:
- Skywire mainnet testing and bug fixing
- CX, with integration into the blockchain
- Skycoin Core
- Front-end Developers
In addition, there is the wallet, light client, CXO, and Skybian OS that are all under continuous development and always require intelligent, proficient coding talent.
Get in contact
To begin working on the official Skycoin projects, jump into the Skycoin Arena and leave your contact details. Then get in touch on the Skycoin Developer Telegram group, and you will quickly be directed to the relevant person. You can also send your CV to email@example.com and include the link to your Arena task. Don’t fret, front-end developers, we need you to join the Skyfleet too! You can directly send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org without any Arena tasks....
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