TipEngine: an engine for tips.
A database that stories tips (ideas, instructions, etc) ordered into categories, initially created for trans.tips. Categories take the form of a sentence, making narrowing down a topic much easier. They have a verb, an outcome, and a tool, so, for instance, you could say:
I want to present as more feminine using makeup
In order to construct a category that sounds more fluent, the prepositions 'as' and 'using' above are also stored in the database. This also allows clean urls:
Initially started for trans.tips, as a way for trans folks to share tips with each other to help one another out. This was after a conversation about how often trans folks learn from cis folks getting upset at them, and a more constructive mode of communication ought to be in place. Maybe it'll work elsewhere, though, I guess? I want to use python to solve Goldbach's Conjecture using functional programming.
Flask and Mongo. Hopefully OAuth with Twitter. More TBD.
Starting at Trans.Tips.