AI Help

Get real-time assistance and support

The AI Help feature is an interactive interface developed by MDN in collaboration with Supabase and OpenAI. It uses GPT-3.5 to provide interactive and timely guidance on coding tasks, programming concepts and assistance debugging errors. Whether a beginner or an experienced developer, AI Help enhances your learning experience and improves productivity using comprehensive MDN references, guides, and resources that document the web for its contextual help.

Using the AI Help feature

You can navigate to AI Help from the menu bar at the top of MDN pages. Type a question about web development in the text input field, press Enter, or click the "send" button. The AI Help service processes your query and generates a response with an explanation, code examples where appropriate, and links to resources on MDN to find out more. appropriate, and links to resources on MDN to find out more.

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In addition to asking questions, you can also use AI Help to do the following:

  1. Natural language search: AI Help searches the MDN documentation for you and helps you quickly find what you are looking for without you having to browse through all MDN’s pages. It also summarizes the information in a concise and easy to read way.

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  1. Find code examples: AI Help offers practical coding examples to assist developers in understanding and implementing various programming concepts, syntax, APIs, and frameworks. When asking questions or seeking guidance on a particular topic, AI Help provides code snippets illustrating how to use the queried feature with modern language idioms in your applications.

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  1. Related MDN pages: AI Help creates responses with links to relevant MDN documentation pages where possible. The MDN resources it suggests allow you to explore the topics you're interested in, including examples and references written by subject matter experts.

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