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April 6, 2018

Convocatoria para lecciones en español en The Programming Historian

Jennifer Isasi and José Antonio Motilla

The Programming Historian en español ha establecido una comunidad diversa en la que publicamos tutoriales revisados por pares dirigidos a humanistas que quieran aprender a utilizar herramientas digitales para sus propósitos de investigación y/o enseñanza. Hasta hoy, el equipo en español se ha centrado en la traducción de lecciones escritas en inglés, adaptándolas en la medida de lo posible a su uso en español.


April 4, 2018

The Programming Historian and India

Adam Crymble and James Baker

Traffic Report of Programming Historian visitors from India, 2012-2018.

When the Programming Historian launched its open access tutorials in 2012, historians were the target audience. By 2014 our audience statistics had already presented a surprise: India had emerged as the second largest source of Programming Historian readers - a title it still holds in 2018.


March 4, 2018

DH2017 Award - Programming Historian en español!

Adam Crymble

Programming Historian en español is DH 2017 Award Winner - Best Series of Posts.

February 20, 2018

Tips for (finishing) a Good Technical Tutorial

Adam Crymble

So you’ve got an idea for a tutorial, and you’re excited to share it with the readers of the Programming Historian. This post outlines a few tips for how to sculpt that idea into a manageable and sustainable lesson, while also giving a sense of the level of work involved. We hope that this will help our authors at those early stages of the process, and encourage them to sculpt project ideas that will result in valuable finished lessons that our readers can benefit from.


February 15, 2018

Lesson Sustainability and Retirement Policies

Matthew Lincoln

Last year we were excited to introduce some important behind-the-scenes infrastructure changes that would help catch broken links and metadata errors across all of the pages and lessons in The Programming Historian. However, no set of technical solutions can address every sustainability problem faced by lessons about the fast-developing world of software.


February 13, 2018

Jennifer Isasi y José Antonio Motilla se unen al equipo de The Programming Historian en español

Maria José Afanador-Llach

Jennifer Isasi y José Antonio Motillo se han unido a The Programming Historian

December 30, 2017

Noticias destacadas del primer año de The Programming Historian en español

Maria José Afanador-Llach

Durante el 2017 hemos trabajado para crear una comunidad global de humanidades digitales