Books

Data Journalism Handbook – from the European Journalism Centre

HTML & CSS: Design and Build Websites – excellent resource by Jon Duckett

JavaScript and JQuery: Interactive Front-End Web Development – excellent resource extending the HTML/CSS book into programming concepts, by Jon Duckett

Learning Web Design – O’Reilly book by Jennifer Niederst Robbins.

Weaving the Web – Tim Berners-Lee

Where Wizards Stay Up Late – Katie Hafner and Matthew Lyon

Articles

Superpowers: The digital skills media leaders say newsrooms need going forward – Tow-Knight Center, 2016

What is Code, Bloomberg, 2015.

Teaching With Infographics – NYT article with links to resources

Put Data Journalism Into Entry-Level J-School Class – PBS MediaShift article on importance of coding in Journalism curriculum.

Code Training

CodeActually.com – I worked on this during my Knight Fellowship. It’s still in development.

Codecademy.com – interactive programming training on a variety of topics.

CodeSchool – a range of coding tutorials.

JavaScript Road Trip

Code.org tutorials – the first one is a good way to teach algorithmic thinking to kids!

Learn JavaScript Basics

Lynda.com – thousands of video tutorials on programming and software topics. Texas State provides free access to Lynda.com videos for faculty and students. Take advantage of this resource while you are in school!

For Journalism – video training on coding principles for news application developers.

Learn HTML/CSS

Great Work Examples

Cindy’s Data Visualization Pinterest Board – I keep my favorite data visualizations here!

Other

ONA Challenge Fund Grant – we won a grant to work on stories about music using data, TexasMusicViz!

My Knight Talk that I did on the importance of Coding for Journalists