learn to code by working together to solve problems.
letsHack is a collaborative coding web app that pairs users up randomly with another coder, to work together to solve a hacking challenge.
@jesseharold @billbitt @ehirshfield
- Wrote entire front and back end of this full-stack application utilizing MVC structure
- uses MySQL database with Sequelize ORM
- uses Node Express for the server
- uses Handlebars to render the View
- Uses passport.js for user authentication
- Uses socket.io for realtime chat and codesharing
- The user can create a new profile or log in to an existing profile
- Upon logging in, the user enters a public lobby with all other letsHack users
- Users can chat while they wait in the lobby
- When ready to do a coding challenge, the user can place him or herself into the queue and will automatically be paired with another user from the queue
- Paired users are taken to a challenge page. On this page they each complete a portion of the challenge by writing code.
- In order to pass the challenge, both users must write code that satisfies their portion of the challenge.
- Users can use the chat feature to help their partner
- After the users complete their challenge, they are returned to the lobby
- Each user has a profile page which shows their profile data, profile picture, and challenge history
- Users can edit their own profile, and can view the publicly available elements of other users' profiles as well
- Users can report other users who are engaged in abusive behavior
- Administrators have a protected view where they can edit and create challenges and view users' reports
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