Have you ever read through a chapter in one of those Learn Such and Such in
21 Seconds books and realized that somewhere along the way you had started
daydreaming about how you would spend a trillion dollars if you were Bill
Gates? Well, it happens to me all the time.
Computer books are boring. In fact, most technical writing out there bites
the big one and there's no sign that the situation is going to get any
better in the near future.
The really unfortunate thing about this predicament is that now, more than
any other period in the history of computing, is when we really need good,
clear writing out there.
Whether the established priesthood of computer science likes it or not, the
web has opened the flood gates and computer science is being secularized
post haste. Droves of non-technically oriented people are finding themselves
face to face with a command line and finding that they are being treated as
imbeciles by system administrators who seem more interested in maintaining
the shroud of mystery which keeps their salaries high than actually helping
people solve problems.
Well, the fact is that most people learning how to make a living on the web
are not morons and if given the proper instructions can do just about
everything they want to with their web sites, if not more.
The big secret is that web programming is actually very easy.
And that is what these tutorials will show. Come by as often as you like, you're bound to learn