Clarification: This is a Startup Hack resource not a “I want to hack into some bank, etc” page. The following is a collection based on luck, experience, and/or countless hours of research on how to approach an understanding of some of these topics. Please notify me if you notice broken links – my intent is to provide value & quality, and improvements/suggestions are most welcome.
Amazon.com Wishlist - My LinkedIN profile has the books I have read to date.
HTML & CSS Web Standards An amazing first beginner book for HTML/CSS.
Book: C Programming Language: (Great precursor if you want to really go deep with Cocoa framwork (Objective-C))
Colour (Canadian Spelling)
Gridulator Free Pixel Grid tool
5By5 Weekly videos you will not want to miss.
Coda (Mac) One Window Web Development
Kod Mac OS X (Free)
Rubular Ruby Expression Tester & Editor
Web Typography ebook
Cheatsheets PHP, CMS, MySql, HTML5, CSS
JS Node Intro
On Lisp via Paul Graham
Inbound Marketing by Hubspot.
iOS Design then code
Sencha Mobile App Framework
iMockups Awesome ipad Mockup tool
Balsamiq Awesome Mockup tool
Draft for iPad by 37signals
Pen & Paper
Heroku Hosted Application Platform
Pow (Mac OS X)
Twilio Open Source PBX
Grasshopper Phone Services
Ruby & Rails
Bitnami Ruby Stack
Deploy Rails App to EC2 No idea how well this works.
37Signals Suite of CRM, Project management, and information sharing
Basecamp Project management tool
Bubbl.us Brainstorming made simple
Cloudomatic All your Web App Logins under One Roof
Dropbox File Sharing Simplified
Divvy This screen spilt tool rocks (Mac).
Formspring Contact forms, Surveys, and “Ask Me Anything” box.
Flowtown You know their email. Learn the Social Tools linked to them.
Gist Know your contacts even better. Super easy tool.
Google Apps Up to 50 Emails free using your custom domain.
Instapaper Save now, Read Later.
Magcloud create your own magazine.
Ping-o-Matic notify search engines of your blog updates.
Salesforce Cloud based CRM
Solve360 Another cool CRM worth checking out
Shopify Ecommerce made simple
Tungle Make your calendar (on your terms) public.
Vimeo Video hosting tool.
Weebly For those who are not web designers, and want an easy to use DIY web site. A lazy hacker’s dream.
Whiteyboard Inexpensive Whiteboard Terrible experience. Might be ok in USA but a complete run around here in Canada. Disappointed.
Writeboard Document collaboration
Zoho Cloud based CRM & productivity suite
eBooks Available to download via DropBox. Several books.
Unix & Linux Beginner’s Guide
Kayak Tell it your budget, it tells you where on the world map you can fly at that given time.
UI (User Interface)
OnTwik Looks like an awesome tutorial video site.
Web Accessibility & Usability
Visual Website Optimizer by @Wingify : World’s Easiest A/B Testing tool
LaunchList One stop validation checklist for your website. Looks awesome!