Join le IRC for more interaction and to get to know the people better. Everyone chills in #securityoverride usually though.
Programming is a vital skill that will take you more places, so never stop learning and pick some project and code it through to the end. Then after your happy with it, try adding more features or go to something more interesting.
Anyway, ebook and tutorial section have some great material.
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