Is cyber-dojo free?
How much is a licence?
It's up to you!
- Large companies/organizations typically pay ~ £1000.
- Smaller teams/individuals, less.
How long does a license last?
That's also up to you!
- You can pay a larger amount once.
- You can pay a smaller amount every year.
How do I buy a licence?
What about operational costs (such as cloud hosting)?
They are generously paid by our sponsors:
Why does cyber-dojo use animal avatars (drawn by Nadya Sivers
- To provide identity without requiring a login.
- To provide anonymity during reviews.
Is cyber-dojo open-sourced?
Yes. The repositories are split across four
Can I run my own cyber-dojo server?
Yes. Instructions and scripts for running on...
What technologies does cyber-dojo use?
is a software consultant
based in England
Mike Long is a partner
based in Norway
is a software guru at Equinor
based in Norway
is an associate with Cucumber.io
based in Scotland
What was the inspiration for cyber-dojo?
In 2009 I (Jon) was consulting in Norway. A user-group organized an evening coding-dojo
(in a local pub). An exercise, language, and test-framework was picked, and participants split
into teams of about 5 people. After ~90 minutes everyone gathered for a review...
two teams had nothing to show since they were still trying to install
the language and test-framework (using the pub wifi).
the other teams spent a long long long time trying to connect
their laptops to the projector (Linux, Mac, & Windows).
I became convinced an online coding-dojo was a worthwhile project.
- practising programming deserves more attention.
- effective development is a
I think there is real benefit not
practising in a professional IDE:
cyber-dojo is about
an IDE, about development.
cyber-dojo is for working
an IDE, typically alone.
cyber-dojo aims to
an IDE, to finish products.
cyber-dojo promotes coding & testing;
an IDE, mostly coding.
cyber-dojo helps you work slower;
an IDE, faster.