This section of the documentation attempts to explain how to get started with Asterisk by configuring some basic functionality. It also attempts to provide primers on the key technical disciplines that are required to successfully create and manage Asterisk solutions. Much of the material in this section is optional and may be redundant for those with a background in communications application development. For the other 99.9875% of the population, this is good stuff. Read on...When learning Asterisk it is important to start off on the right foot, so this section of the wiki covers orientation for learning Asterisk as well as installation and a simple Hello World style tutorial. These items are foundational, as knowing how to install Asterisk right the first time and where to locate the right help resources will save you a ton of time down the road.