could anyone help send me in the right direction as to basic types of projects to make?
Ah, writers block, well all the great apps in the world were developed to solve a particular problem, and then some smart people came along and improved it, what you need to do is find solutions to problems people have or develop a better solution to something that all ready exists. Watch the copyright on that one.
What book are you following? and What IDE are you using?
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