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Personality Test


Personality Test

  {:jason, "~> 1.4"},
  {:kino, "~> 0.9", override: true},
  {:youtube, github: "brooklinjazz/youtube"},
  {:hidden_cell, github: "brooklinjazz/hidden_cell"}


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Personality Test

In this exercise, you will create an Elixir script to run a personality test from the terminal.

Create a personality_test.exs script in the projects folder, which you should be able to run with:

$ elixir personality_test.exs

This will be a two choice personality test. You have creative freedom over what you would like the personality test to decide.

For our example, we’ll use a “Are you a dog person or a cat person?” test.

The personality test will ask the user 5 questions. Each question has 2 choices which help determine if they are one personality type or another.

For example,

  1. Do you love to go for walks? yes/no
  2. Do you value your alone time and need a lot of it? yes/no
  3. Are you generally high energy? yes/no
  4. Do you prefer sports or reading a book? sports/book
  5. Water or soda? water/soda

You can use IO.gets/1 to ask the user questions from the script.

Once finished with the quiz, it should print out a result based on their answers.

"You are a Dog person!"

Mark As Completed

file_name = Path.basename(Regex.replace(~r/#.+/, __ENV__.file, ""), ".livemd")

progress_path = __DIR__ <> "/../progress.json"
existing_progress = File.read!(progress_path) |> Jason.decode!()

default = Map.get(existing_progress, file_name, false)

form =
      completed: input = Kino.Input.checkbox("Mark As Completed", default: default)
    report_changes: true

Task.async(fn ->
  for %{data: %{completed: completed}} <- Kino.Control.stream(form) do
    File.write!(progress_path, Jason.encode!(Map.put(existing_progress, file_name, completed)))


Commit Your Progress

Run the following in your command line from the curriculum folder to track and save your progress in a Git commit. Ensure that you do not already have undesired or unrelated changes by running git status or by checking the source control tab in Visual Studio Code.

$ git checkout solutions
$ git checkout -b personality-quiz-script-exercise
$ git add .
$ git commit -m "finish personality quiz script exercise"
$ git push origin personality-quiz-script-exercise

Create a pull request from your personality-quiz-script-exercise branch to your solutions branch. Please do not create a pull request to the DockYard Academy repository as this will spam our PR tracker.

DockYard Academy Students Only:

Notify your instructor by including @BrooklinJazz in your PR description to get feedback. You (or your instructor) may merge your PR into your solutions branch after review.

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