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jaffacake

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Hi,
I'm planning on building a classifieds website with an emphasis on its user community - something like ebayclassifieds.com but with a stronger focus on user profiles and with additional forums and user blogs. It should also be connected to social networks like Facebook or Twitter (so that you have the possibility to log in with those accounts or to automatically post links of your new ads to those networks).
My problem: I only know HTML, CSS, and a little bit of JavaScript and XML. I can do the design/framework, but I don't know how to make it work. Could anyone tell me what I need to learn to be able to do this? How do I start?
I know it sounds a little silly, but I'm not just doing it for the end result, but also for learning the technology.
Any suggestion will be appreciated!
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Niyol

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Hi Jaffa cake
You could add PHP to your list, that may come in handy and it's not to hard to learn.
Try Codeacademy to learn it and other programming languages it's free
:thumbsup: Good luck with it.

Edited by Niyol, 23 August 2013 - 02:51 AM.

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AstraNut

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Might help...

Learning:

A huge library of educational content to help you learn (Web Development, Graphic Design, Motion Graphics and more): https://tutsplus.com/
Learn to code interactively, for free: http://www.codecademy.com/
Code School teaches web technologies in the comfort of your browser with video lessons, coding challenges, and screencasts: http://www.codeschool.com/


Google's HTML, CSS, and Javascript from the Ground Up: http://code.google.c...css-javascript/

The Web Book (free): http://www.the-web-book.com/index.php

DataBase Tutorials:

MySQL for Absolute Beginners: http://www.elated.co...lute-beginners/
Step-by-step guides to using databases: http://www.geekgirls...u_databases.htm
Beginner Tutorials: http://www.sql.org/s...e/sql-tutorial/
Programming and Database Tutorials: http://www.thinkbrown.com/programming/
Oracle Database 10g Express Edition Tutorial: http://st-curriculum...orial/index.htm

Microsoft Access: http://databases.abo...s/Tutorials.htm
Tutorial on Database Concepts, SQL using MySQL: http://www.atlasindia.com/sql.htm
SQL Tutorial: http://www.w3schools...SQl/default.asp
SQL Tutorial: http://www.sql-tutorial.net/
SQL Command Reference: http://www.baycongro...d_reference.htm

SQL Tutorial - Commands: http://www.tizag.com...sqlcommands.php
SQL Tutorial: http://www.1keydata.com/sql/sql.html
SQLCourse - Interactive Online SQL Training for Beginners: http://www.sqlcourse.com/

Programming Stuff:

The Absolute Basics Of Programming For Beginners – Part 2: http://www.makeuseof...ginners-part-2/
Codecademy – Hands Down The Easiest Way To Code: http://www.makeuseof...s-easiest-code/

http://www.thenewboston.com/ (free video tutorials on the Internet)
Free PHP video tutorials: http://phpacademy.org/
http://www.youtube.c...er/thenewboston
Ebook and Texts Archive: http://www.archive.org/details/texts
Best and Free Programming Ebooks with Open Source Licenses: http://www.webdesign...e-licenses.html

14+ YouTube Playlists To Watch & Learn Computer Programming Quickly: http://www.makeuseof...amming-quickly/

Programming and Scripting Site: http://www.pure-mac.com/prog.html
Eloquent JavaScript: http://eloquentjavascript.net/
http://docs.rapidlib...p?q=programming

Good luck!
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