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Gordon R. Meyer
An impressive online tutorial
The Portland-based software company Panic Inc has posted an amazing web-based tutorial for its Diet Coda web development app for iPad. Click the "Try Diet Coda Right Here, Right Now!" button at their site and enjoy a free-form tutorial that simulates the app, teaches its features, and includes a healthy dose of voiced-over humor. (Which can be turned off if you're in a serious mood.) It's an impressive piece of web programming (no plug-ins required) and instructional design. (And as a Diet Coda user, I can attest that the app is good, too.)
To see how far we've come contrast this to the last week's item about the 30 year old tutorial for the original Mac.