Quiz application inspired by Project Euler and the Internet Problem Solving Contest (IPSC)
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PuzzleNode is a site for coders who enjoy to work on challenging problems, and is inspired by similar efforts such as Project Euler and the Internet Problem Solving Contest.

Puzzlenode is developed, maintained, and supported by Ruby Mendicant University (RbMU) students and staff.

If you are not a member of RbMU, please get in touch through our public channels:

Key Features

Coming soon


Puzzlenode is a Ruby on Rails 3 application which runs on PostgreSQL databases. Other databases like MySQL or SQLite are not officially supported.

Setting Up a Development Copy: Step by Step

To install a development version of Puzzlenode, follow these steps:

  1. Fork our GitHub repository: http://github.com/rmu/puzzlenode
  2. Clone the fork to your computer
  3. Run bundle install to install all of the dependencies

To configure University Web:

  1. Create a database.yml file in config. The config directory contains an example database.yml for PostgreSQL.
  2. Create an omniauth.yml file in config. The config directory contains an example omniauth.yml file.
  3. Run the Rails tasks to initialize a development and a test database:

rake db:migrate

rake db:test:prepare

Finally, run the test suite to make sure everything is working correctly:

rake test


Approved features are tracked in Pivotal Tracker while bugs and requested features should be entered into Github Issues.

Contributors retain copyright to their work but must agree to release their contributions under the Affero GPL version 3

If you would like to help with developing PuzzleNode, please get in touch! Our contact details are at the top of this file.

Submitting a Pull Request

  1. Fork the project.
  2. Create a topic branch.
  3. Implement your feature or bug fix.
  4. Add documentation for your feature or bug fix.
  5. Add tests for your feature or bug fix.
  6. Run rake test. If your changes are not 100% covered, go back to step 5.
  7. If your change affects something in this README, please update it
  8. Commit and push your changes.
  9. Submit a pull request.

PuzzleNode - a Ruby Mendicant University project