Animated Poems

Some History

Back in the days when it seemed as if one in five websites was built entirely in Flash, I would use Flash to animate poems I wrote. Inge Raadschelders and I did this together and we called ourselves Blindschelders & Raadsman. When Flash died we gradually stopped making them because there wasn’t an immediately obvious successor to Flash.

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Codecademy?

Short article with links and brief descriptions of places where you can learn how to code.

Title: 7 ways to start learning how to code right now for free

Where: @ The Next Web by Harrison Weber

Of note: Free. Old article so not very up to date. Not all of them are actual online places to learn to code

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What to build

Little article about what to build to challenge yourself, learn more and build a portfolio.

Title: Do you want to be a Top Developer? You Must Build Things! – 7 Apps to Build

Where: @ dev.to by Carlos Caballero

Of note: you can build all these things again when you’re trying to learn a new language.

The 7 suggestions:

  1. To-do app
  2. Products admin dashboard
  3. Card memory game
  4. Paint software
  5. Make a bot
  6. Messenger clone
  7. Chess engine/Chess game

Thoughts: A Poetry Twitterbot as a Blindschelders & Raadsman project? With photos or videos? Without?


Photo by Ethan Hu on Unsplash