Submitting Articles to Black Belt Coder
If you have some cool code that you are willing to share, we'd love to feature
it on Black Belt Coder. Submit an article and become part of a new developer
Having your article appear on
Black Belt Coder is not only a great way to help others, it also gives you
exposure on the Web as an expert. In addition, each of your articles will link
to your Black Belt Coder profile, which can link to and promote anything you
like. As we promote the Black Belt Coder website in the
coming months and years, we will also be promoting the authors featured on our
At Black Belt Coder, our emphasis is on the code. We particularly like code that
employs algorithms or new technologies to solve practical, real-world problems.
If you just have some cool code, we can even help with the article and make sure
it looks good on our site.
We want to keep things as simple as possible
when you submit an article.
As long as we like your source code, we will work with you to ensure your article looks good on our site. So please don't get
bogged down with formalities. Feel free to contact us
with any ideas you'd like to discuss.
Here are our step-by-step instructions:
Make sure you agree to the terms set forth in our
Compress the following items into a ZIP file. Include any files that would help the
reader, but please remove nonessential files to prevent your downloads from becoming
- Article Text
We prefer articles submitted in a plain text format. You can use our article template as a
starting point for your article. If you want special control over how your
article's text is translated to HTML, our system supports special tags for
controlling this. You can refer to our
IMS documentation for more information.
- Source Code (Recommended)
Our readers prefer articles with downloadable source code.
You may want to include multiple downloads that include demonstration projects,
library projects, tools, etc. Please compress files
for each project into their own ZIP file.
- Screenshots (Recommended)
Articles tend to be more interesting when they include one or more screenshots that show
the code in
action. Images also convey information at a glance that helps the reader decide
if they want to read your article. JPG images are preferred.
- ReadMe.txt (Optional)
If you would like to include additional information such as instructions on
using the code, ammendments to the source code license you've chosen,
information about yourself, or anything else, you can include it in a ReadMe.txt
Send the ZIP files as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note that Black Belt Coder reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to reject any submitted article.