Well, bugger it anyway, the sort order on my mail client was wrong and I thought
that was a new posting. Sorry about that! Maybe someone else will take advantage
of my blind utterenaces though... :)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: webdev-admin at linux.ie [mailto:webdev-admin at linux.ie]On Behalf Of
> adam beecher
> Sent: 05 August 2000 16:41
> To: 99805065; webdev
> Subject: RE: [Webdev] Reading material for near newbie
>>> > I was wondering if anyone could suggest some useful texts/sites
> where I could
> > learn some of the theory behind current web practice and/or some *useful*
> > langauges to learn.
>>http://www.php.net>http://www.devshed.com>http://www.wdvl.com>http://www.perl.com>http://www.htmlgoodies.com>http://www.mysql.com>http://www.phpbuilder.com>http://developer.netscape.com>http://msdn.microsoft.com>http://www.apache.org>http://www.python.org>http://www.zope.org>http://www.bignosebird.com>http://www.gossamer-threads.com>http://cgi.resourceindex.com>http://www.dansteinman.com/dynduo/>http://dmoz.org/Computers/Internet/WWW/>http://www.go.com/WebDir/Technology/Internet>http://www.modssl.org>http://www.openssl.org>http://www.redhat.com>http://www.zend.com>http://www.webmonkey.com>> Ok, some of them are somewhat off-topic, but they all help. For instance, you
> need to know about Apache to run a website. To run an SSL-enabled website, you
> need mod_ssl (or equivalent). To run mod_ssl, you need OpenSSL. Most dedicated
> servers - which you will invariably end up on - run on RedHat. You'll
> need easy
> tutorials on Apache - BigNoseBird. You'll need to decide on a primary
> language -
> PHP, Perl, Zope, Python, Perl, C, C++. If you want to learn Perl, the CGI
> Resource Index is a nice way to learn by doing. Gossamer Threads has some
> excellent scripts with the best online support resources. MySQL will help you
> start with Structure Query Language. PHP will help you talk to MySQL. Dan
> Steinman can teach you cross-browser DHTML. I could go on... There's enormous
> quantities of resources out there, from basic to advanced, from
> online forums to
> online mail archives. I can be more specific, but you'll need to too... :)
>> > I've recently been trying a little C++ and perl, and am currently
> > ploughing my way thru java, mostly thru the O'Rielly books
> > on the subjects(UCC library copies, so slightly outdated).
> C and C++ are nice and fast, if somewhat complex (I can't do C or
> C++). Perl is
> nice but slow as a CGI binary (mod_perl is available though). Java is Java, I
> find I can't comment on it without geting flamed - it's always been a
> thing. PHP is nice, simple and fast. And PHP 4 is faster. And PHP 4 with the
> Optomizer is faster. But it's up to each person to decide for themselves, and
> the only way you can do that is by trying them until you find
> something you find
> comfortable with.
>> > I'd also be real interested in getting involved in the creation of a website
> for this
> > list as I learn best by doing.
> Somebody said to me recently that I made a balls of the creation of this list.
> Myself and another couple of lads suggested it, and I offered to host
> it, as did
> others. It was pointed out to me shorty afterwards that if I wanted
> to host the
> list, I should have just set it up and got on with it. The same goes for the
> website - I'd like to set it up but I don't have the time to do it.
> If you want
> to start work on the site, be like Nike - Just Do It. We'll help any
> way we can.
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