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What should we code?

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katyadee

I've seen a couple of posts around here where people are asking what they should work on next. Let's use this space to brainstorm some cool projects.

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amasad

I'd love to see more multiplayer game. We played

@kaldisberzins
game a lot but I'd like to see more games we can play together as a community. If they have social elements like chatting and not just shooting at each other then all the better!

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kaldisberzins

@amasad
I'll see what I can do.

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katyadee

@kaldisberzins
How's it going?

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kaldisberzins

@katyadee
I have gotten a team together and we are planning stuff and laying out some basic code

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zzes

@kaldisberzins

For your multiplayer game, are you supposed to open the things that come out of the sky?

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kaldisberzins

@zhidao
press F when they have landed and you are on top of them.

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piguyinthesky

@amasad
Oh that's cool! I've actually been working on one that's up on Heroku but I'm thinking about moving it down here. Does anyone have a good example for setting up an express framework with node on replit?

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zzes

@amasad
I actually combined
@kaldisberzins
's hop-fighter,
@JSer
's chat, and w3schools's open and close model.
check it out at practice.zhidao.repl.co.

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SkyyCivil

@katyadee

HIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII
im a new coder...
I think we should do
MUSIC!!
or games

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@katyadee
What language are you using?

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JackFly26

A community made programming language. Only problem is nobody can agree on the syntax.

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katyadee

@ThatSmart
GREAT idea!

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rediar

@ThatSmart
And what language to make it in. Sounds fun though!

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Vandesm14

@rediar
Maybe a Flowchart-based language. I read an article that visual programming is (hopefully) going to be the next big thing: https://www.oreilly.com/ideas/toward-the-next-generation-of-programming-tools

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rediar

@Vandesm14
sounds like a interesting idea.

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ArchieMaclean

@Vandesm14
Please no.

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Vandesm14

@ArchieMaclean
Why not? It's definitely a cool challenge.

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ArchieMaclean

@Vandesm14
Yeah it's a fine project.
I was just saying that I hoped flow-chart "programming" wouldn't overtake "proper" text programming languages.

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dotcomboom

Honestly I'd like to see a flexible student planner/to do list. More of an agenda feel, but letting you set class times and schedules if you want (don't require it to add a class though; this is what bothered me with My Study Life since my schedules always become inconsistent). Also importing from places like Moodle would be a plus and a huge timesaver. And syncing across devices for offline usage!

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katyadee

@dotcomboom
I love that we're all on the same page about this! Someone should create it.

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SkyyCivil

@katyadee

Ill see what I can do...

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HackermonDev

@SkyyCivil
did you ever create it?

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SuigamiMitsokeL

Like is you leave repl

@katyadee

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katyadee

to piggy back off the "to do" list idea, i'd love a habit tracker. some exist, but nothing that great. an opportunity to create something neat & experiment around improving something that exists in spades...just not in a great way.

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heyitsmarcus

@katyadee
I love the idea of a habit tracker, because even though there are some out there, you can get super creative with it! Love it!

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ryanhcode
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katyadee

@ryanhallihan
Awesome!

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ryanhcode
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hyperupcall

Like some of the others mentioned, multiplayer games are an awesome idea! Even just simple ones would be fun!

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katyadee

@eankeen
We need more games so I can start sharing them for #ScreenshotSaturday.

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Vandesm14

What about a GUI DB editor for https://www.jsonstore.io/? I've been meaning to do it, but instead of waiting for me, why not someone else get a head start?

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ryanhcode

I’d love to see this.

@Vandesm14

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heyitsmarcus

@Vandesm14
Just on an awesome tangent, there is a great NodeJS package for working with jsonstore.io and it's called jsonstore.io. It's available here on repl.it, as well, and I've found it's super awesome. The documentation for it is here: https://www.npmjs.com/package/jsonstore.io

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katavie

An idea I've had in my Notes for a while is a tool (probably a browser extension?) that tracks how much distance you've scrolled! It could calculate fun facts like, "you've scrolled the equivalent of a 5k" or "x% of your scrolling is on Twitter"

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katyadee

@katavie
That's awesome! I love this idea.

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SamuelPKuld

@katavie
Hmm.. Maybe that could be a mouse attachment as well.. That way, we could have a dot that would be applied to the mouse, and there could be a sensor in the mouse. Then, the sensor would transmit the data (How many times the dot was picked up by the sensor) into a file, and that could be converted using a simple multiplication function. The function would probably have it so that the circumference of the wheel is multiplied by the amount of times that the dot is picked up. That would give us a rough estimate of how far you've scrolled using the mouse wheel. The other thing we could do, is make a program that will read the resolution of your screen, convert that into a metric measurement (I forget if those two correspond), then see how much the scroll scrolls. Another program would count that amount and place it into a text document, or if you wanted to be fancy, an HTML file with a bit more graphics and confetti gifs.

Do I talk too much?

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heyitsmarcus

This one is another beginner to intermediate project for really any kind of developer! It's a take on the game of "Simon", the memory game. Mine uses Michael Jackson sounds instead of buzzes, though, so I think it's a little more entertaining haha

Since this is browser based, all the source code is available to you through the developer tools in your browser!

https://repl.it/@heyitsmarcus/SimonCubed

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heyitsmarcus

Another project idea for web developers is a paint-like app! This one was a ton of fun to make and use, because you can be super creative with it. I never made mine mobile friendly sad face, but it should work with just about any desktop size. This type of project is more for intermediate JavaScript developers, but beginners can start it and really learn a lot!

Below is the repl with the source code for the project

https://repl.it/@heyitsmarcus/SketchMeh

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heyitsmarcus

One of the most basic projects, that can also turn into something incredibly useful, is a To-Do List. This is a screenshot of one I made some time ago using Vanilla JS and localStorage. It's great for beginner to intermediate developers using JavaScript.

Below is the repl with the source code for the project

https://repl.it/@heyitsmarcus/To-Do-List

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katyadee

@heyitsmarcus
This is awesome!

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heyitsmarcus

@katyadee
Thank you, Katya! I have a few more ideas to post for Web Developers, as well! I hope they make for good ideas, anyways.

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katyadee

@heyitsmarcus
You should post them here! I really want to get the conversation going.

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[deleted]

What SHOULD I code? I use c++ and SFML I could do something cool... BUT I HAVE NO IDEAS! Halp and thanks in advance! :)

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katyadee

@Wetyuip
Hopefully we can help you out! What are your goals?

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@katyadee
To make something fun but not requiring fancy graphics... perhaps an new spin on a classic game?

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katyadee

@Wetyuip
You should check out some of our tutorials - lots of good starting points for that on Learn :)

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SPQR

@Wetyuip
I've got a project going in C++ and SFML that i think shows a bit of promise, want to take a look at it?

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SPQR

@Wetyuip
To clarify, I'm asking if you want to collab. https://repl.it/@SPQR/A-new-game

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durgaMacrometa

Would anyone be interested in building a demo app on a geo-distributed globally available low latency data platform? I have some ideas and would be happy to assist in flushing out details. You can see more about the platform here...
https://repl.it/talk/share/Database-should-be-like-a-CDN/16175/42854

Regards
Durga

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madmonster

AI is a very important area of project, especially in modern days like now.

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katyadee

@madmonster
What kind of AI are you gonna create?

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madmonster

@katyadee
Probably I would create AI for robotics (Though I would have to use a downloaded IDE for modules like OS and gpiozero, which is for the raspberry pi's GPIO system of electronics)

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ReshiramWolfu

Visual Novels! We could all work together to make Textures, sprites and everything needed! Just need some code to pull it off!

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katyadee

@ReshiramWolfu
YES! I will work on this with you, if you are serious!

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ReshiramWolfu

@katyadee
Yup! I have started one of my own on Ren'Py, but you are welcome to to work with me on another.

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ethanheys

@ReshiramWolfu
is u a furry or some thing

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ethanheys

@ReshiramWolfu
or a weeb

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ReshiramWolfu

@ethanheys
no? owo?
No, But i do love anime!

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ethanheys

@ReshiramWolfu
ok do you like danmachi