Tuukka Ojala is a programmer working on the web. He’s also blind. Here are the tools of his trade.
Lea has also written an introductory article on Smashing Mag.
Incredibly impressive work from the CodePen team—you can now edit entire projects in your web browser …and then deploy them to a live site!
This looks like an interesting little Markdown editor. I think I’ll take it for a spin.
It’s a bit like CodePen but it shows the whole HTML document, which makes it particularly useful for teaching front-end development to beginners (ideal for Codebar!).
CodePen for snippets; Thimble for pages.
This looks like it could be a very nifty tool to have at your disposal while coding. I like that it’s editor-agnostic.
This could pair up nicely with the most dangerous writing app.
I really, really want to like this article—it’s chock full of confirmation bias for me. But it’s so badly-written …I mean like, just the worst.
Here’s an actual sentence:
So with a capable, HTML-based platform and a well-designed program that makes good use of CSS, one site could support phones, tablets, PCs, and just about anything else with one site.
So, yeah, I’m still linking to it, but instead of it being for the content, it’s because I want to lament the dreadful state of technology writing.
A useful text editor that analyses your writing for excess verbiage and sloppy construction. It helps you process your words, as it were.
From the lovely people behind Editorially comes STET:
A Writers’ Journal on Culture & Technology
A collaborative writing tool built by a dream team. I’ve been using it for a while now and it’s very nice indeed.
Edit some CSS rules and this in-browser code editor will automatically update related browser-specific declarations.
An in-browser code editor from Mozilla Labs.