Friday, May 05, 2006

Try before you buy...

Talking with Beth Noveck yesterday, she turned me on to this place called Site Ground:

It has a $5/month account available where to use a neat tool called "Fantastico" which lets you quickly install many different open source tools to allow you to play around with them and see if you like their features.

Much Easier than trying to learn about the products on demo sites or from the manuals/faqs.

While the UI of the home page for Site Ground leaves much to be desired in terms of finding anything of value, Beth was kind enough to forward a list of links to the good stuff. From what I can tell, you have to have a geeky streak to truly submerge yourself in the offerings, but you don't have to be really nerdy to try things out:


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