One of my first projects that I built in highschool was called MKhan Reference Library and its goal was to build a website that provides different kinds of school material for various grades. The project wasn't the best considering it had copyrighted material, and was abandoned as I further progressed past web development.
But...considering it was my first project it did show what my underlying interest was, an educational platform. I love talking about programming, I love working on it and teaching it, so why not put all of those together into my first business.
The platform is called Edu-Byte and I don't expect it to be out of speculation until after a few years of development. My plan for this platform is to build an opensource, people focused educational website that will provide material and resources that will help someone learn any language they'd like.
Well saying any language they'd like gives me anxiety considering I'm the only person working on it at the moment, but I hope to expand with others as the idea becomes more clear.
In the early preview I plan on creating content on languages like Rust, Zig and C, which I am comfortable with, and I hope to get others to help me on different languages. At the moment I am writing
Zig Unleashed which will be the first book written for this platform.
To explain the different content planned for this platform, it might make sense to look at a little diagram based on the code written for
Free => Article Types/ Topic How to Guides News TrainLings Paid => Paid Types/ Udemy courses Ebooks / Book (distr. Amazon)
In terms of paid content I have planned for 5 different price tiers ($CAD) that a book could fall in, this depends on the type of content it covers and its length. (These are exclusive ranges)
- Tier 1: $19.99 - $35.99
- Tier 2: $35.99 - $40.99
- Tier 3: $40.99 - $49.99
- Tier 4: $49.99 - $69.99
- Tier 5: $69.99 - $99.99
All tools and code written for this project are planned to be under the GPLv2 license, while books will be under the CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 license. I don't have problems with pirating my books, so this license will allow you to distribute them without adaptation and for noncommercial purposes.
Comment below any features you'd like to see in this platform or any suggestions.