Gild is a platform where developers from all around the world build, share, improve and compare their skills.
My programmer friends say that the best way to learn programming to through self-learning. Gild provides the perfect opportunity for geeks to share their skills with each other, learn and built computer programs.
Keeping in mind that technology changes quite fast, especially for software developers, Gild helps them be in the developers community where they can share news, tips and more about their specialization thereby keeping their knowledge up-to-date.
It is easy to create a profile on Gild. You just need to sign up using your Facebook or LinkedIn account. The profiles at Gild are based upon sophisticated science including skill tests, skills endorsements and real world validation. Because profiles at Gild are based on a developer’s abilities, it is very easy for other developers to know the stage of a developer’s growth.
Once your profile is up, developers from all around the world can interact with you, see your work profile and share their experiences. You can expand your network, improve your skills and talk to others who share the same passion.
On the other hand, having a large number of developers at the same place also means competitiveness. Healthy competitiveness will make developers enhance their skills and improve their craft, apart from, of course, the learning and asking help from your developer colleagues.
You can share your profile on Gild with friends on social networking sites, which can widen your existing network on Gild.
Gild was created to map the world’s talent so that students and professionals can earn opportunities based on merit.
The company has offices in California, India and China. It is backed by Globespan Capital Partners. The core value of the company is excellence, teamwork, leadership and meritocracy.