Paqmind

Paqmind is an experimental learning platform dedicated to programming and web development. We make tutorials, guides, links, and roadmaps for directed self-learning. Target audience ranges from advanced beginners to experts, including mentors, team leads, etc.

First thing to check, are Tutorials where you'll find a number of practical challenges in koan style. We believe exercises should not be reduced to either algorithms or quizzes so be ready to met unusual formats and approaches there.

Next are Links with a collection of resources on subjects important for programmers and developers. We learn in parallel with you, so this index is carefully picked and updated frequently.

You may want to check our Blog page where posts about programming and stuff, as well as interviews with interesting people, appear occasionally.

We try to apply novel approaches to teaching, based on works of prominent experts in psychology and education. Check the About page for more details. We're also a bit old-fashioned in the sense that you'll have to use your brain to learn here: no songs, 25th frames, knowledge uploads, or other fancy techniques ;)

Want to ask or propose us something? Use the Team page for that.

Angelika Kachur
Frontend Developer

I was lucky to get the experience of learning and working with Ivan as my mentor. Ivan raised clear and detailed technical tasks that were interesting to solve. Ivan answered my questions and created an individual traini...

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Viktor Kutuzov
Frontend Developer

I have technical (yet unrelated) education and I have never worked in IT. Hovewer, I was always attracted by this industry. I reached all possible heights at my current job. Seemed like a perfect time for something new. ...

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Igor Pylaev
Frontend Developer

I was mentored by Ivan for several months now, and I highly recommend him. During this time, he has shown that he has the technical and interpersonal skills that make him a truly exceptional mentor. He helped me to becom...

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Denis Davydov
Frontend Developer

Studied with Ivan for about a month and found a job after that. Straightaway I felt myself like a pioneer: new discovery, new knowledge or at least new experience every day. I have to say, I realized a substantial differ...

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Andrei Saveliev
Frontend Developer

From the first days, Ivan revealed the specifics of the Frontend profession to me. Made and individual learning plan, based on my needs. In the process of learning, he made qualitative code reviews which helped me to wri...

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Alexander Panchuk
Frontend Developer

After learning javascript.info decided to continue my learning with mentor. The choice fell on Ivan, bought over by his approach to mentoring, ability to give knowledge from the very fundamentals to that modern technique...

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Serhii Dmytrakov
Fullstack Developer

One day I decided to become a fullstack developer and learned VueJS and then ReactJS. I even got a first job and imagined a bright future ahead. Soon I realized my mistake – I didn't knew fundamentals, like Async Program...

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Dmitry Topornin
Backend developer

I subscribed to Ivan's mentorship having Ruby and RoR background. Due to his trainings, got pretty inspired about SPA applications as well. Despite my love to Ruby, you can't avoid JS today, and after his program – you d...

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Alexandr Dorofeev
Frontend Developer

When I subscribed, I had basic JavaScript knowledge with no idea how to convert them to something practical. I didn't expect that hard topics of CSS and JS will be explained to me in so clear manner. Note, that I never p...

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Artem Kozyrev
Frontend Developer

Subscribed to Ivan's mentorship having no practice in my baggage, only a scarce JS theory. Just in two weaks I've got the skills I wanted, mastered the basics of ReactJS, and wrote my first realistic frontend application...

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Anatoly Babin
Fullstack Developer

Practiced with Ivan for 2 months. Can advise him as an experienced developer, who understands how to choose the learning content, appropriate to his student's level. Ivan made an individual learning plan for me and kept ...

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Alex Malyita
Fullstack developer

I've just finished NodeJS Beginner. And the only question I have – When the next part?! No seriously, the content is amazing and the approach is truly unique. I'm definitely going to continue.

Dmitriy Borowskiy
Fullstack developer

Functional Programming series is very cool. Enjoyed the exercises, though over some of them I had to sweat :) A lot of new concepts and tricks for me. Thank you guys!