I often struggle to come up with good ideas for new projects, so I’m making this post to help others.
Create a project with an API
Why not create a nice UI to your favorite website’s API?
Here are some nice lists of APIs on GitHub:
Here are some of the easiest to use and best APIs:
AbuseIPDB: IP reputation database:
Discourse: Data from popular forum software
Gofile.io: Free file uploading:
Gofile - File sharing platform, anonymous and free
Invidious: YouTube API without API keys
DuckDuckGo: Get instant answers from popular search engine DuckDuckGo
Dangerous Discord Database: Discord user threat database (Disclaimer: I made this)
How can you make a change?
What would make your life easier? More fun? How can you help others? Create a project to do just that.
Ask a friend
Ask a friend or two what they think would be a neat web app. Additionaly, you can think bigger and ask the internet on social media.