View Full Version : Web development enthusiast

21 Jan 2011, 04:40 AM
My apoglogies in advacned,If I'm breaking forum policies/practices.

My Background:
I come from software development domain with reach knowledge of VoIP networking protocols design and Linux environment. I would like to take up web development as a hobby and would want learn more about it.

The Info I got from this forum
A thread (http://www.webdevforums.com/showthread.php?32116-beginners-start-here) by Daniel94 (http://www.webdevforums.com/member.php?42704-Daniel94) has really good inputs on starting point. Also Alan (http://www.webdevforums.com/member.php?19243-Alan) give useful and precise tips for beginner like me.

What I'm looking for:
Any suggestion for web hosting and domain name registration service? I know this question has been asked number of times here, but what If I list down my requirements, can you guys please help me with that ?

1. The primary purpose of the site is to host my blog.
2. It will act as my playground to try and learn new web development techniques.
3. I prefer Linux based hosting server.
4. It will not have any commercial aspect, neither I'm interested in handling high bandwidth traffic.
5. I'm not specifically looking for "cheapo" option, I would rather prefer value-for-money


03 Feb 2011, 09:12 AM
There are plenty of good Linux hosting service providers around. I'd only suggest you to compare a few of them, to contact them before making your decision and to check their business record, by searching in an appropriate WhoIs registries, Search engines and local directories.