Code with me: Austin May 18-19, 2013  ·  9 a.m.-6 p.m.  ·  Austin, Texas

Code with me

Our cheat sheets

Feel free to print copies!

Code with me Austin Twitter list

Follows mentors, students and organizers from the workshop.

Ask for help

Stack Overflow

A great place to ask questions if you're stuck

NICAR-L listserv

For those passionate about data-driven journalism

Coding libraries & tools


jQuery library. Google-hosted version here.

JS Fiddle

Write and share code quickly.

Google Fusion Tables

Tool for analyzing data and making maps.


Library for making tabs, carousels, etc.

Learning resources

W3 Schools

Library of HTML, CSS and JS tags

Learn Layout

Site about positioning and the box model.

CSS Tricks

Great site for understanding floats and other CSS concepts.

Code Academy

Free coding lessons


Our favorite book on HTML/CSS

JavaScript for Cats

Step-by-step tutorial on JavaScript

Local resouces: Austin

Online News Association Austin

General-interest online journalism group.

Hacks/Hackers Austin

News sources

Neiman Journalism Lab

Covers the business and technology of online journalism.


A blog for the journalist-programmer community.