Have you ever wanted to learn to program, but thought programming would be too hard? Well, Chris Pine has a fantastic book, Learn to Program, which will teach you to program using Ruby. Ruby runs on a Mac, Linux or the PC platform. Click on over to Pragmatic Programmers and pick up a copy or look for it at your local public library.
Today I went down to Barnes & Noble and purchased Simply Rails 2 by Patrick Lenz and published by SitePoint Books. I bought this book because lately I’ve been checking out EVERY RubyOnRails book I can get my hands on from my local library and so far I’ve found Simply Rails 2 covers more content in just the right format for me, a total RubyOnRails noob. Every time I have a question, the book answers it. :D
Subversion is one of the most powerful open-source version control systems available on the net, but it can often be intimidating for new users to get to grips with. Find out how, and more importantly why you should use Subversion in this tutorial.
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Object Oriented CSS
How do you scale CSS for millions of visitors or thousands of pages? Nicole first presented Object Oriented CSS at Web Directions North in Denver. Since then, the response has been overwhelming.OOCSS allows you to write fast, maintainable, standards-based front end code. It adds much needed predictability to CSS so that even beginners can participate in writing beautiful websites. Read the full story HERE.