From Beginners to Bot Masters - PostBots Nov 2023

Key Takeaways:

  • Shift to Open Discussion Format: The event has evolved from a demo show to a more open discussion format, encouraging participation and presentation from all attendees.
  • Introduction of Monthly Challenges: A new concept of monthly coding challenges was proposed, aimed at engaging the community and exploring different aspects of bot programming.
  • Learning Through Coding: The session highlighted the learning journey of a beginner in bot programming, emphasizing the value of hands-on experience and problem-solving.
  • Collaborative Problem Solving: The session showcased real-time collaborative problem-solving and troubleshooting in bot programming.
  • Use of AI Tools in Learning: The use of tools like ChatGPT and Copilot in learning programming and bot development was discussed and demonstrated.
  • Community Engagement and Learning: The session emphasized community engagement as a key aspect of learning and improving in bot programming.


In this session of Postbots, there was a significant shift in its format, transitioning towards a more open discussion and interactive approach. The session introduced the concept of monthly challenges to stimulate creativity and problem-solving within the bot programming community. A major highlight was the focus on learning through coding, where Drekken, a beginner in bot programming, shared his journey, challenges, and learning experiences. This involved real-time troubleshooting of bot programming issues, showing the practical aspects of learning and problem-solving. The session also emphasized the importance of community engagement and collaborative learning, sharing insights and solutions. Additionally, the effective use of AI tools like ChatGPT and Copilot was discussed, showcasing how these tools can aid in learning programming and understanding complex concepts.

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