This is a simple introduction to the various components used to work on and share data.
You can do a lot in JS but eventually you will want less typing to give you more power. I suggest starting at:
David Beazley - PyCon Talk on learning Python through civic coding.
Is there sewage in the Chicago River website.
The slides, data and code for this are here:
Virtual CTA Chicago on Github
Moving on to phone apps with though not sure after first week this class is going there:
So waiting on Capstone to start:
And even though I have done classes and open souce projects on this level:
Then to map things I used Leaflet
Now I should not leave out the very fun
Or The Very Fun
And I Almost Forgot this Beautiful Mess of Data and Code
Now realize I began this path into open source with more Computer Science and Math than most Masters in Computer Science have and programming in about thirty languages and four operating systems which is all to say I am just a hacker which means to find solutions I just keep Goggling terms I hear until I find the right tutorial and then also it helps to actually touch base and get that right comment of a library or base map from one of the other Hackers at:
We need to add here videos for Git, Github and R