There is a new tutorial for OpenACS, it is aimed at absolute beginners, it covers some simple installation process, the creation of an application and some introduction to the use of ACS Objects, this tutorial is aimed to be covered in 4 days to get the basic programming skills and useful tips in this framework, going step by step for a new adopter. The tutorial goes from the "hello world" in OpenACS to advanced stuff such as creating a new package, using web forms, acs_objects and building reports.
This tutorial has a lot of work that has been going on for a while and here is the first version ready for public viewing.
Here is the tutorial link: http://openacs.com/storage/download/OpenACS_Tutorial.pdf?file_id=2855307
For more information check out the thread in the forums: http://openacs.org/forums/message-view?message_id=2853752