Tools

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Programming

Anaconda

“The easiest way to perform Python/R data science and machine learning on Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X.”

Sublime Text

“Sublime Text is a sophisticated text editor for code, markup and prose.”

Jupyter Notebook

“The Jupyter Notebook is an open-source web application that allows you to create and share documents that contain live code, equations, visualizations and narrative text.”

CodeCademy

“Learn to code interactively, for free.”

Documents

PDFtk

“Use PDFtk Pro to quickly split, merge, rotate, watermark, stamp and secure PDF pages and documents” Command line version (powerful, see examples); friendly graphical tool for Windows.

Overleaf

“An online LaTeX editor that’s easy to use.” By the way, Overleaf has the best LaTeX tutorials out there. Check it out. Also, see this excellent WikiBook on LaTeX.

BRISS

“A simple cross-platform (Linux, Windows, Mac OSX) application for cropping PDF files”

Data

Figshare

“Figshare is an online digital repository where researchers can preserve and share their research outputs, including figures, datasets, images, and videos.”

BitBucket

“Bitbucket is a web-based hosting service for projects that use Git revision control systems.”

WebPlotDigitizer

“Extract data from plots, images, and maps.”

LaTeX

doi2bib

“Give us a DOI and we’ll do our best to get you the BibTeX entry.”

Tables Generator

“Quickly create even complex LaTeX tables online with our generator – cells merging is supported together with borders editing.”