Steve Burge “has taught thousands of beginners — and thousands more who’ve experimented with Joomla! but haven’t mastered it yet. Nobody knows more about guiding Joomla! users up the learning curve — from confusion to results!”. Steve is a board member of Open Source Matters, which provides Joomla! with financial and legal support.
If you have a normal Joomla site setup, anyone can come along and visit. Anyone can browse around and see what you're doing.
However, what happens if you're building site for a client? You don't want the whole world to see. The same is true if you're developing a site for yourself and aren't ready to make it public.
Open Source Training has been teaching people how to learn Joomla for several years now and have found hundreds of beginner Joomla books. There are numerous tutorials on how to add sections and categories or explaining the difference between components and modules.
However, there are very few tutorials on how to build templates. There are two books and a handful of other resources scattered around the web. So, we set out to build the very best template class we could. Here are first five sessions of the class: Joomla templates are not rocket science. You can learn how to build and modify them. We can show you how. Interested?