When you seriously think about packaging as new comer to Debian, please read the official documentation :

Why Packaging

Whether you want

Introduction to Debian Packaging

If you need to create rapidly a package, use equivs :

If you prefere to gain real knowledge about Debian packaging :

Debian Derivatives

Please note that some Debian Derivatives resources may be quite useful too.

Learn more about the DEX project

Advanced Packaging Procedures

Useful pages

other informations

See also:

CategoryPackageManagement CategoryPackaging