Seemingly like everything else in the world, Stack Overflow is getting more & more competitive as time passes. Gaining a good reputation - and even finding good questions to answer - is becoming harder and harder, as more and more people compete for less and less unanswered questions.
This is fantastic if you want to find an answer - but makes it much harder for newcomers to get started and build a reputation on the site.
This guide will help you jump-start your reputation on StackOverflow and help you get more out of the site.
How to find questions you can answer
Ignored & Favourite Tags
Use the no answers page, the …