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Don Clark432 Points
Is there an easier way to remember hexidecimal colors? I remember that when using BBEdit, you could pick a color, and it would give you the hexidecimal code.
Guy Noda-Bailey18,837 Points
W3schools has an interactive color picker; http://www.w3schools.com/tags/ref_colorpicker.asp
Years ago, anytime I was working on a site, I'd always have the 'webmonkey cheat sheets' open in a seperate tab. I just checked them out again and they are still going strong. Their colour cheat sheet is at; http://www.webmonkey.com/2010/02/color_charts/
Also many text editors put a pop up or a small colored square next to any hexidecimal color value that you type (sublime text does it via a plugin).
Andrew Chalkley's Jquery basics course has a super fun module called Creating a simple drawing application where you can learn about how the hex colors work incidentally to the main learning objective.
The drawing app has a function for the user to create a new color and add it to the palette. This could be a really fun little project to take that functionality and roll your own color picker.
Don Clark432 Points
thanks so much, Guy. I remember when I had my first electronic design course in college, the instructor told us to simplify, simplify, simplify. Instead of having to keep hexadecimal numbers in my head, I can bookmark these pages you've sent, and that'll leave more space in my cranium for other information.