We have all written essays during our school days. There was always a minimum word count - 250, 500 words - that we needed to meet before submitting. Before I had a computer at home I used to count words manually. Once my parents got me one, discovering Microsoft Word was like magic. I didn't know programming then, so I was amazed at everything that MS Word did.
One of the features that I really liked was called "Word Count". … Read article “How To Build a Word Counter App”