Our learning plan is here: http://github.com/geocam/geocamDeveloperGuide/tree/master/git.rst
Read the intro and follow the tutorial: https://docs.djangoproject.com/en/dev/intro/
One of the best HTML and CSS references available is the Mozilla Developers Network
- The `offical docs<http://docs.jquery.com/Main_Page>`_ are very good.
- Here's a tutorial with a general overview of the features: http://docs.jquery.com/Main_Page
- A great book on the subject is JQuery in Action, which has a particularly good section on the event model Jquery uses (which abstracts away some of the browser-specific quirks in event dispatch).