The following online tutorials provide practical introductions to various digital methods applicable to pre-modern Chinese texts:
- Practical introduction to ctext.org – step-by-step interactive guide to core functionality of the Chinese Text Project digital library.
- Text Tools for ctext.org – step-by-step interactive guide to using the Text Tools plugin for the Chinese Text Project, which provides a range of textual analysis and data visualization tools. While examples are given using pre-modern Chinese texts from ctext.org, this tool can also be used with user-provided texts, which can be in any language. For more general overviews of what is possible using the tool, see the posts on text reuse and regular expressions on Digital Sinology.
- Classical Chinese Digital Humanities (on Digital Sinology) – step-by-step guide to getting started with programming in Python, and accessing the CTP API for simple text mining.