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More than a morsel. A meal.

Creating the perfect meal starts with the right recipes. As you experiment with our beta version of SpicyNodes, find the guide or article that fits your needs.

Specialties of the house.

Several authors have created their own SpicyNodes recipes and commentary. We invite you to browse their offerings:

  • FAQ - Frequently Asked Questions about SpicyNodes. Go »
  • Author’s Tutorial & Recipes - If you’re an author, copywriter, blogger, or webmaster, you’ll soon be writing in a way that lends itself to SpicyNodes’ architecture. By Sally Smith. Go »
  • Copywriter’s Guide - Transforming existing site copy into an engaging SpicyNodes implementation is straightfoward. You’ll be up and running in no time at all. By Sally Smith. Go »
  • Reflections on Nodemap Authoring - Sally Smith’s thoughts on the exciting, exacting, and sometimes exasperating process of adapting existing content into nodemap form. By Sally Smith. Go »
  • Building Trellises - Michael Felix’s musings over the course of his academic research exemplify how SpicyNodes can serve as the underlying visualization for a project. By Michael Felix. Go »

Bursts of flavor.

If you’re an educator and want to further engage your students, consult our Guide for Teachers.

If you’re ready to integrate SpicyNodes into programs, web applications, and mashups, our Developer’s Guide will help you tap into your creativity.

Curious about the algorithms that give SpicyNodes its features? Learn about our unique twist on radial mapping in our Reference Section.

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