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Master the Mainframe 2020 – Let’s Register and complete Level 1.0

Master the Mainframe 2020 is now LIVE !!! In this series of posts I will solve all the challenges in the 2020 Contest. So, Let’s start.

Let’s Register for Master the Mainframe 2020 Contest

To register for the contest go to the below link:

https://MasterTheMainframe.com/
Master the Mainframe 2020 website
Master the Mainframe 2020 website

Click on the “Get Started” button. This will open a new tab. In this new tab, you will have to create a new IBM ID.

You will be redirected to a new page to register for an IBM ID
You will be redirected to a new page to register for an IBM ID
Create an IBM ID
Create an IBM ID

Once you create this IBM ID, you can go to the below link to start your contest:

https://mtm.masterthemainframe.com/

Once you open this link you will see a list of challenges. You have to solve these challenges to get points. Gaining these points will move you up in the Leaderboard.

Welcome to Master the Mainframe 2020
Welcome to Master the Mainframe 2020
Master the Mainframe 2020 Homepage
Master the Mainframe 2020 Homepage

Click on the first link called “Register for Master the Mainframe Learning System”.

Register for Master the Mainframe Learning System
Register for Master the Mainframe Learning System
Fill in your details
Fill in your details

Fill in your details and then click on the button called “Continue”.

Click on "Continue" to complete the registration
Click on “Continue” to complete the registration
Click on "Complete my Registration"
Click on “Complete my Registration”

Once completed you will receive 50 points.

Challenge completed and Points earned
Challenge completed and Points earned

Also new challenges are now unlocked.

New Challenges Unlocked
New Challenges Unlocked

You can completed any of the available challenges to get more points and move up the leaderboard. A lot of these challenges are optional. So, it is not required to complete them to get IBM badges.

All the available challenges
All the available challenges

Let’s complete Level 1.0

In this post I will complete Level 1 challenges. So, let’s click on Level 1.

It will open a webpage like this:

Level 1 Challenges
Level 1 Challenges

Here click on Level 1.0 which is titled “Welcome to Master the Mainframe!”

It will then show the description of the challenge.

Level 1.0 - Welcome to Master the Mainframe!
Level 1.0 – Welcome to Master the Mainframe!

In this challenge you just have to watch a video. This video is a guide to complete this contest. So, click on “Go there” to watch this video.

Click on "Go There"  button
Click on “Go There” button

It will open a new tab where this video will play. After watching the video come back to the previous tab and click on “Watched It!”.

Level 1 Guide Video
Level 1 Guide Video
Click on "Watched it!" button to complete the challenge
Click on “Watched it!” button to complete the challenge

That is it. Your challenge 1.0 is complete. You will get 25 points for completing this challenge. So your total points are now 75.

Challenge completed and 25 more points awarded
Challenge completed and 25 more points awarded

Now if your return to homepage, you will see that a new challenge has been unlocked. This challenge is Level 1.1 titled “Your Personal Data Powerhouse”.

Level 1.1 - Your Personal Data Powerhouse is now unlocked
Level 1.1 – Your Personal Data Powerhouse is now unlocked

This is how Master the Mainframe 2020 is organized. You will complete a challenge which will unlock more challenges. Every challenge will give you completion points which will rank you on a Leaderboard.

Level 1.0 is complete.

In the next post, we will solve Level 1.1

See you there !!!

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