Go Build This Stuff: A community list of ideas
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Hey, if you're reading this, you're invited to help others break free from creative blocks. How? Just push a branch up to this repo. Easy. :D
This list is great inspiration for developers needing to update their portfolio or for devs who want a fresh challenge.
Below is the list in it's current entirety. For the latest and greatest, see the github repo linked above.
Now, go forth and create! If you do, leave a comment here and share your work. :D
Go Build This Stuff
A massive list of web apps (or apps) to kick that creative block to the curb.
Suggested APIs are just that, suggested. Feel free to find others.
International weather app with language selector and translation.
Bonus points for using geolocation for detect my location.
Resources: openweathermap.org/api, darksky.net/dev, i18next.com
Jeopardy trivia app
Create a simple Jeopardy style website with categories of topics
DnD card generator
Create a searchable card generator with categories for spells, monsters, loot, weapons, etc...
Pokemon card generator
Create a searchable card generator with for all the Pokemans
Create a searchable cocktail database
Bitcoin Price Index
Create a bitcoin dashboard showing the current price index of Bitcoin and other crypto currencies
Resources: coindesk.com/coindesk-api, api.coinpaprika.com/v1/coins/btc-bitcoin
GitHub Available Jobs Board
Create a searchable job postings website
IP info grabber
Create a website that fetches data about the IP address you give it
Makeup database OR a fake makeup e-commerce website
Find breweries near me
Use geolocation to detect the closest breweries near me.
Fake staff directory for a company
Super hero database
Create a searchable super hero database and link related heroes/villains
Resources: superheroapi.com, developer.marvel.com
Create a searchable Hearthstone database
Create a chat app
Create a ton of cool things with the NASA API
Create a crime near me app
Bust the bad guys
Flight data app
Food near me
Do sports stuff
Create a Netflix or Hulu clone
Resources: covid-api.com, leafletjs.com
Make a dice roller app where the user can select all manner of dice to roll (and multiples of, too).
Create a dashboard showing launch pad data and upcoming events
Video game deals website
Find a city bike near me
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