Here are some great pages I’ve found myself referring to a lot in the past few weeks, or pages I want to remember (without bookmarking, since I never look at my bookmarks). I’m collecting them here so I can have a somewhat reasonable number of tabs open in my browser at one time. (Things are getting insane at the moment). They’ve helped me, so maybe they’ll help you too.
- Markdown basics – useful for writing README.md ‘s for github repos, among many other things:
- Mac keyboard shortcut symbols – I never know what those crazy characters mean. This is what they mean.
- Chrome keyboard shortcuts – I have now successfully been able to navigate between Sublime, Terminal, and two separate Chrome tabs without using my mouse. AWESOME. (The above link is for Mac; this is the link for Windows).
- A good git workflow – I haven’t read this through but would really like to, since I need a more structured way of coding, committing, and pushing to github
- Homebrew – easy software installation for OS X! yeah! I finally got wget properly installed thanks to this magical world. And if something fails, you can start with “brew doctor” as a way to find the problem.
- I installed Sublime Text 2 the other day (a really beautiful/powerful text editor), and then I decided to try out SublimeREPL for running code right there in Sublime. I didn’t want to lose the link to the SublimeREPL documentation, so it’s here. So far I think SublimeREPL is okay, but there are a few things I don’t like, or maybe just haven’t figured out yet: (1) I’ve had problems importing my libraries (i.e., if I’m in a folder with a script thelibrary.py, and I type import thelibrary.py, it complains that it can’t find thelibrary). (2) I haven’t been able to ctrl-C or ctrl-D to escape functions while they’re being evaluated. (3) sometimes the syntax highlighting in the REPL is annoying – e.g., there will be big strips of bright pink at the end of certain lines.
- An intro to HTTP – I’d love to read this soon, since I’ve started to do a bit of web development
- Flask mega tutorial – I’m working through this right now
- statuscode – news for programmers!
more to come!