I’ve recently started learning how to code, and it’s been pretty great making things. With that in mind, here are some resources and tips on programming:
- “How to create offline HTML5 web apps in 5 easy steps” on Cats Who Code
- “As a software engineer, what are some tools you use that save a huge amount of your time?” on Quora
- StackBlitz: The online IDE for web applications. Powered by Visual Studio Code.
- CodePen: An environment to build and test code.
- Code Hero: Operation FizzBoss: “Code Hero is a co-op first-person shooter where you become a rock star programmer, saving the world from evil AI.”
- Pulp-Based Computing: “Pulp-Based Computing is a framework for building computers out of paper by embedding electro-active inks, conductive threads and smart materials directly into paper during the papermaking process.”
- Times Haiku: Cool project by the New York Times that turns articles into haikus.
- Open Standard Media (OSM) Player: The Open Standard Media Player is an all-in-one media player for the web. It is an industry changing, open source (MIT) media player that is built to dynamically deliver any type of web media, including HTML5, YouTube, Vimeo, Limelight CDN, Kaltura, and Flash.
- UniFlip: Convert a PDF to an HTML-5 flipbook.
- EPUB3 Samples: Examples of the capabilities of ebooks.
- WolframAlpha: “Compute expert-level answers using Wolfram’s breakthrough algorithms, knowledgebase and AI technology.”
- BlueGriffon: “The next-gen Web and EPUB Editor based on the rendering engine of Firefox.”
- “Buy This Book Widget” on Ted Weinstein Literary Management. Code snippet for adding “buy my book” widgets to your website.
- “Tips for Technologists #1: Everything’s Quicker with Keystrokes” on Publishing Perspectives.
- Pressbooks: An easy way to make ebooks via WordPress.
- “Digital publisher PressPad offers authors a new embeddable bookshop” on The Bookshop.