miller60 writes: "A Japanese company called Freebit has released ServersMan, an app that turns the iPhone into a web server. It debuted in Japan in February has now been launched in the app center in the U.S., and is being touted as a "Personal Data Center." Freebit has a video with additional information on server-enabling your iPhone."
The best book on programming for the layman is "Alice in Wonderland";
but that's because it's the best book on anything for the layman.