We have just added a new section to the FAQ to help makers get good help here on Maker Forums — and really, anywhere else on the internet, or even off the internet!
How to ask for help
Paul Stoffregen, of Teensy fame, wrote How to get technical help from strangers on the Internet. Please read it before asking for help, here on Maker Forums, or on any other forum. From his summary:
- Good first impression ⇒ Humans will want to help
- Explain context ⇒ Humans will understand your needs
- Share details ⇒ Humans will be able to help