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Mariya
@pkmariya
Hi, have issues in configuring newly installed exercism

when I run, "exercism configure --token=acb453f1-44bc-4aee-8ea6-54d569ff64c4" getting an error that "Error: The base API URL 'https://api.exercism.io/v1' cannot be reached.

Get https://api.exercism.io/v1/ping: dial tcp: lookup api.exercism.io: no such host"

Norbert Melzer
@NobbZ
@pkmariya please visit https://exercism.io/my/settings and reset your token there, please make sure it never leaks again, its like a password.
Now your actual problem, it seems your DNS can't resolve api.exercism.io, are you probably behind a proxy?
Mariya
@pkmariya
Thanks Norbert. I have reset my token. thanks for pointing out.
Yes @NobbZ , I'm trying this from office and probably that's the reason. my office firewall might have restricted it.
fatemeh azizkhani
@fazizkhani
Good day ... when I submit a solution in Independent mode tracks even if my solution was wrong I will see " Well done on solving this exercise!" ... is any way to check my solution in Independent mode?
Norbert Melzer
@NobbZ
@fazizkhani you run the tests locally.
There is currently no server side check.
Some tracks are working on supporting server side checks and AFAIR the feature is planned to enter beta during October.
fatemeh azizkhani
@fazizkhani
then I must use mentored mode for checking my solutions?
@NobbZ Thank you
Norbert Melzer
@NobbZ
No, you need to run the tests locally
Even in mentored mode there are no server side checks
fatemeh azizkhani
@fazizkhani
@NobbZ Thanks again for your help
daniilsolovey
@daniilsolovey
Hi! "Segmentation fault (core dumped) " after run bin/exercism. Why doesn't running?
I use ArchLinux
Norbert Melzer
@NobbZ
@daniilsolovey thats a common error when you have downloaded for the wrong architecture
You can do file ~/bin/exercism and check the output if the binary has been built for linux and your CPUs architecture
The output should not contain anything refering to BSD…
wwwzxc
@wwwzxc

Hey guys,

Not particularly a support question, but hopefully someone can drop some suggestions.

I've recently started learning PHP and was wondering if you could suggest some simple beginner projects to actually build something. Preferably no CMS involved and pure vanilla PHP. I find it difficult to find ideas on the web that don't in anyway involve wordpress or jquery or similar stuff.

Would appreciate some guidance :) Thanks

Norbert Melzer
@NobbZ
Thats a tough question, and I struggle with finding an answer in about any language I pick up, so I usually just try to rewrite some small scripts I have from the early days using the new programming language. Or some tool thats already part of my system. Basic functionality of find or du are those I tend to re-implement quite often as a learning experience.
wwwzxc
@wwwzxc
Well that would make sense, but this IS my first language and I don't have much to rewrite :D The problem I noticed with myself is that I kinda went through basics and additionally through OOP concepts and now while I kinda understand the different elements I have no idea how to practice gluing them together or at what time what to use if that makes any sense.
Norbert Melzer
@NobbZ
Yeah, then as I said, try the easier functionality of du or find or other utilities you use on a close to daily basis.
linxin1husky
@linxin1husky
Hey guys, I can't move the exercism folder into the bin. Can anyone help?
Victor Goff
@kotp
You shouldn't move an exercism folder to ~/bin only the executable file exercism.
Johnny Chau
@loser9190_gitlab
hey guys i need help installing exercism for linux. I am using linux on dex so my architecture is aarch64. is there a way to install exercism still?
Victor Goff
@kotp
Unsure, but you may be able to compile from source. See the releases page: https://github.com/exercism/cli/releases
Norbert Melzer
@NobbZ
@loser9190_gitlab if you can install the golang compiler on your computer, it is very likely (but not guaranteed) that you'll be able to manually compile the exercism tool for your computer. But it might take quite a while… Also please remember to check whether or not your prefered languages runtime/compilers is available for your system before going through the hassle of compiling the exercism tool manually.
Though GOARCH=aarch64 os not a valid option for crosscompiling, so either the Go-Crosscompiler gave your architecture a different name or you are out of luck.
A bit of googling around though seems to suggest that aarch64 might be what Go considers arm-v8
AndyNoobCoder
@AndyTRichardson
I am trying to set up exercism cli but when I type exercism configure into cmd it asks for a token. I believe that I have found and copied this but I don't know how to add the token to the command
AndyNoobCoder
@AndyTRichardson
Got it!
Norbert Melzer
@NobbZ
@AndyTRichardson Happy to hear that you are ready to go! If you continue to have problems, feel free to ask!
AndyNoobCoder
@AndyTRichardson
Will do. Many thanks
Livia de Castro e Mello
@lcastroemello
Hello everyone! I am not sure what my problem is, but I could not install exercism in any way in my machine (mac 64bit)
I tried through brew (but had an error installing brew) and I have tried doing it manually, but it still says command not found when I try running it. I am not sure what to try here. If anyone can help me, I'd be super happy ^_^
Victor Goff
@kotp
@lcastroemello what directions are you following for your installation? The Interactive CLI walkthrough may be helpful here. https://exercism.io/cli-walkthrough
Livia de Castro e Mello
@lcastroemello
Hello Victor! Thank you so much, I found out I was skipping a step on the manual installation here and it worked. Thank you for the walkthrough
Victor Goff
@kotp
Glad to hear that it worked for you. That walkthrough link is availble at the bottom of the exercism web page, if you ever need it again.
Livia de Castro e Mello
@lcastroemello
thank you ^_^
m73382846
@m73382846
hi, i'm brand new to all of this and am trying to download and use exercism on linux. I've downloaded and extracted the files but when am attempting to move them into ~/bin, I get "exercism: no such file or directory"
Norbert Melzer
@NobbZ
@m73382846 are you in the correct location where you have extracted the tarball to?
m73382846
@m73382846
I'm honestly not sure
Norbert Melzer
@NobbZ
Then make that sure
m73382846
@m73382846
I've extracted to the downloads folder as well as extracting to folders on hard drive. i'll run the find command for exercism and it won't find it; running locate command shows that it's showing up in the downloads folder.
i've followed the CLI walkthrough and keep getting stuck at moving the exectuable
Norbert Melzer
@NobbZ
locate is using an index which might be out of date, find scans actual drive content. So if you can't find the unpacked binary anymore, then you'll probably need to redownload
m73382846
@m73382846
have tried redownloading :(
Norbert Melzer
@NobbZ
And then you have unpacked? How?