Note that this site is in currently in version 1.0.0-alpha.   Some functionality may be limited.

Resource Library

Introductory text to the library. Should live in the new pedagagogy part of the website settings.

Tutorials

Github Pages

Github Pages can be useful to more advanced users for hosting HTML/CSS files and publishing them directly on the internet. It draws on a Github repository to build static websites. Websites that are hosted on Github pages tend to have a URL that ends in github.io. The official Github documentation has a well written guide on creating a Github Pages site.

Wordpress

Wordpress is the most widely used content management service. Similar to Omeka, it provides a Graphical User Interface for building websites. However, unlike Omeka, Wordpress provides many additional functionalities that vary in their use, scale, and complexity. Wordpress can be used to make a variety of different kinds of websites, from course-websites to scholarly publications, and much more. The Wordpress Turorial for Beginners provides a helpful introduction to this tool.

How to Think Like a Computer Scientist - Python Edition

For those interested in more general computer science concepts, How to Think Like a Computer Scientist - Python Edition offers a good introduction to python.

Projects

Scrapy

Python programmers build and maintain various “libraries,” or collections of python code, that can be re-purposed toward custom projects. You might check out the Scrapy library for web scraping, the NumPy library for numerical computing, or the pandas library for data analysis and manipulation. Check out the individual websites to help you think about the data that you want to work with.

Digital Humanities Research Institute

Digital Humanities Research Institute: Our very own Digital Humanities Research Institute uses HTML, CSS, and other languages in its web site. Our web design aims to provide its workshops in a visual style that emphasizes accessibility, ease, and comfort.

Readings

floats

Read more about floats on Geeks for Geeks.

“Ten Simple Rules for Taking Advantage of Git and GitHub”

Yasset Perez-Riverol et.al.’s “Ten Simple Rules for Taking Advantage of Git and GitHub” from PLOS Computational Biology is an academic introduction to GitHub, with some rudimentary commands that we cover in our workshop as well. The article also details why and how GitHub works as a collaborative platform.

Markdown for Students and Academics

Simon Coll has provided some introductory remarks on why markdown is a good choise for academics in his blog post, Markdown for Students and Academics.

Cheat Sheets

Markdown Cheatsheet

Adam Pritchard’s Markdown Cheatsheet is a great resource if you need a quick overview of what features are available in Markdown.

Markdown Cheat Sheet

The Markdown Guide, a free and open-source reference guide to Markdown, features a Markdown Cheat Sheet on their website.