This tutorial is mostly used in creating magazine style themes. If you are a beginner, may be this article will be hard to understand for you. So this is for advance users. Some time we need to show most recent posts from a specific category to a page or post. Below is the steps you have to do:
At the top where you can see showpost= change the number to how many posts you want to display, and cat=3 is the id of the category, so change the ID of the category to pick which category will you be displaying.
I will post a live tutorial in action later.
The news style format where it displays recent news from each category is accomplished using the code above.