Django in 24 hours

So, I’m a geek. I realize this, you realize this, everybody who meets me probably realizes this. I’m ok with being a dork… I already have a hot wife. Well, to showcase my dorkiness let me tell you what I’m reading right now.

I am learning Django. I will spare you the geeky details about what Django is and just sum it up as “something to help me make websites good-er.” So, to really dig into Django while out on the road I bought a book: Sams Teach Yourself Django in 24 Hours. Sounds good, right? Well, it’s probably the worst technical book I have ever read – and I’ve read a few.

I have come to expect some spelling errors and maybe a mistake or two in the code examples in a book like this. However, this particular book has errors on almost every page. It’s bad. I am amazed that I am able to learn anything from the book.

I won’t go into the gory details but trust me. If you’re wanting to learn Django (and I know all of you are) you should either find a different book or prepare yourself for a lot of frustration.