Learning PHP On Line


PHP represents the longer “PHP Hypertext Preprocessor.” PHP is an open source, interpretive, HTML centric server side scripting language. It’s especially suited for blogs and other Web developments and it can be embedded into HTML code as well.

  1. Beginners PHP: These tutorials are provided by Free Computer Tutorials. The lessons are simple to understand, easy to use and read, and they’re a great resource for anyone who wants to learn PHP slowly and at a convenient pace.
  2. Good PHP Tutorials: Discover page upon page of information about PHP programming, from novice introductions to advanced tutorials. We included this site although it’s not clear who runs the back end, because the tutorials were so comprehensive. They also have tutorials and tips that focus on other programming skills such as Python, Ruby, and more.
  3. PHP: Land of Code offers a step-by-step tutorial on every aspect of PHP server scripting. This is a great tool for beginners and a wonderful reference for advanced programmers.
  4. PHP Buddy: This site is focused solely on PHP tutorials, snippets, novice tools and advanced articles. No matter your skill level, this site will prove to be a great resource for anything PHP.
  5. PHP.NET: This is the PHP Web site, but you don’t need to bow and genuflect before you enter. Scroll down a bit and look at the right hand column where you’ll find a range of tutorials that will rock your world.
  6. PHP Programming: WebMonkey delves into PHP with tutorials, cheats, interactive learning tools and more for everyone from the novice to the advanced PHP pro.
  7. Programming: PHP: This WikiBook is fairly straightforward, as it tells you what you need to know and accomplish before you can tackle PHP. Learning the language is the first step, following by more advanced subjects such as templates, libraries, frameworks, and security. You also can grab some snippets on your visit.


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Learning Ruby/Ruby On Rails

You can learn the basics now at home. Whether you can learn those programming skills for free or not is the question. You can learn every computer language known to mankind online through open source projects, free online tutorials, free eBooks and wikis.

Ruby is a dynamic object-oriented programming language that combines syntax inspired by Perl with Smalltalk-like object-oriented features. It also shares some attributes with Python, Lisp, Dylan, and CLU. Its creator, Yukihiro Matsumoto, a.k.a “Matz” released it to the public in 1995. Ruby on Rails is a web application framework released in 2004 that aims to increase the speed and ease of web development. Often shortened to Rails, or RoR, it is an open source project written in the Ruby language.

  1. Ruby: This is THE Ruby site, where you can use downloads, read documentation, access libraries, and join the community with your questions and answers.
  2. A Ruby Learning Hub: Satish Talim is a programmer, author, trainer and speaker who has been teaching Ruby for the last two years and Java since 1995. His free online course started on 7th Jan. 2008 and was for anyone who wanted to enhance his/her knowledge and programming skills in Ruby (stable version 1.8.6). There are 2190 participants. The 4th Batch of the free online Ruby programming course starts 1st March 2008.
  3. Ruby Learning: RubyLearning.com is a thorough collection of Ruby Study Notes for those who are new to the Ruby programming language and in search of a solid introduction to Ruby’s concepts and constructs. This is another Satish Talim course.
  4. Ruby on Rails: This site offers tools, instructions, novice help and advanced advice. This is the site that many people are using for Web development answers to the Ruby on Rails questions.
  5. Ruby on Rails: This is the WikiBook on the subject. This free book has been culled together from a variety of sources including the Rails API Documentation and articles where permission has been granted to republish in modified form. It also includes brand new content created by Ruby on Rails users.
  6. Ruby Programming: This WikiBook shows how to install and get started with Ruby in your environment. Basic Ruby demonstrates the main features of the language syntax. The final section covers a selection of slightly more advanced topics. Each section is designed to be self contained. Finally, the Ruby language section is organized like a reference to the language.
  7. Ruby/Ruby on Rails programming tutorials: This tutorial will cover many areas of the ruby and rails programming language. If you think a part of this tutorial is incorrect please feel free to edit it! These lessons are brought to you by Meshplex tutorial database.


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