Copilot Adventures: A Holiday Coding Challenge for All Levels
Published Dec 09 2023 12:00 AM 4,738 Views
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Embark on a Holiday Coding Adventure with GitHub Copilot


Hello students! Are you looking for a fun and engaging way to learn new coding concepts and languages over the holiday season? If so, you might want to check out Microsoft Copilot Adventures, a series of coding challenges powered by GitHub Copilot, an AI pair programmer that assists you in writing better code.

In this article, we’ll show you how to start your adventure, choose from different levels of difficulty and topics, and use GitHub Copilot hints to help you write your code. You’ll also learn how to share your solution with others and get feedback.


Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, Microsoft Copilot Adventures will help you improve your coding skills and have fun at the same time. So, what are you waiting for? Start your adventure today!

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Welcome to Coding Adventure with GitHub Copilot


We are going to introduce you to an exciting series of coding adventures that will help you learn new concepts and languages over you holiday vacation period. This adventure experience and activities is brought to you by none other than GitHub Copilot,  an AI pair programmer that assists you in writing better code. 

What is GitHub Copilot?


GitHub Copilot is a tool designed to assist you in writing code. It’s like having a pair programmer who’s always ready to help.Whether you’re a beginner just starting out or an experienced coder looking to learn a new language, GitHub Copilot can be a valuable companion on your coding journey


How to Start Your Adventure


To get started, you’ll need to enter the "adventure area". This is done by creating a GitHub Codespace Don’t worry, you can use 60 hours of GitHub Codespaces for free each month and if your registered GitHub Student Education pack user you get FREE access to codespaces Alternatively, you can clone the repo and run it locally.


Choose Your Adventure


Once you’ve set up your environment, it’s time to choose your adventure. There are several adventures available, each designed to challenge your coding skills and help you learn new concepts


Beginner Adventures


Intermediate Adventures


Advanced Adventures


Start Coding


After choosing your adventure, you’ll be given a description, high-level tasks to perform, and GitHub Copilot hints to help you write your code. You can use any language you’d like.If you’re up for a challenge, try learning a new language.


Share Your Adventure


If you’d like to share your solution with others, you can publish your adventure solution to a GitHub repo. Then, visit the issues page and select ‘New Issue’. Use the following naming convention for the issue title: ‘Solution for [Name of Your Adventure]’. Replace ‘[Name of Your Adventure]’ with the adventure name you chose to solve .


Conclusion


Embarking on a Holiday coding adventure with GitHub Copilot is a fun and engaging way to learn new coding concepts and languages. So, what are you waiting for? Start your adventure today!


Happy coding!

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