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- Software engineering information: http://mastersinsoftwareengineering.net/
description of various jobs in Computer Science and Software
engineering and a link to an advisor to determine what your interests
- Information on PC
motherboards, including downloadable manuals
These come recommended by Carmine Salvo <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- How Things
- Bud's Troubleshooter: http://www.geocities.com/~budallen/
Bud Allen has put together a rich collection of software and hardware
tips and resources guaranteed to impress and assist veteran support
and novice users alike.
- P.C. Hell:
Glossary of Computer Terms, Hardware, Software, Virus, and Onlne
Tips. Lots of good stuff that it's hard to find
As they say: "Everyone has been to PC Hell at one time or another. It's
that place you visit when your personal computer is driving you insane
with problems, glitches, and so on. To try to soothe the frustration,
provide some tips, hints, and troubleshooting remedies to help you get
out of PC Hell."
- Hardware Book: http://ftp.sunet.se/hwb/
Pinouts for all those connectors, busses and cables are just some
of the excellent resources stored at the Hardware Book, " Internet's
free collection of connector pinouts and cable descriptions."
- Driverzone: Hardware and driver info: http://www.driverzone.com/
Reviews of motherboards and hardware; extensive files of drivers; lists
of motherboard manufacturers; even a search
engine to find the manufacturer
given the FCC ID number on the motherboard. Also several utilities such as undelete files (not free).
Trainers, many good tutorials: http://www.2000trainers.com/
The site provides informative resources in 12 subject categories,
Windows 2000, Linux, A+, and Cisco CCNA. (The site also publishes
articles regularly on these subjects.) In addition, 2000Trainers offers
moderated interactive forums, multimedia tutorials, a weekly
and practice exams. 2000Trainers is great example of a low
IT certification site. You won't find a lot of bells and whistles, no
video presentations, or complex in-depth practice exams. What you will
discover is a free supplemental resource worthy of a bookmark. (quoted
from TechRepublic newsletter)
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- Dr. R. Glass' guides
produced by this NCC professor
to help out his classes.
- Lincon introduction to raw html: http://ed.fnal.gov/lincon/tech_web_html.shtml
A nice beginning tutorial on basic html
- Of Course, How Stuff Works: http://computer.howstuffworks.com/web-page.htm
- HTML 4.0 Reference: http://www.htmlhelp.com/reference/html40/
All the current HTML
elements arranged alphabetically or by
function. Also a list of special characters, etc. and the
for producing them.
- HTML Goodies: http://www.htmlgoodies.com/
A good resource site with primers, tutorials, downloads, books,
- PHP open source scripting language info: The following is from
To Go newsletter (see previous listing).
- HTML Writers Guild: http://www.hwg.org/
"The HTML Writers Guild is the world's largest international
of Web authors with over 147,000 members in more than 150 nations
Many resources can be accessed by visitors.
- TechWarehouse: http://www.techiwarehouse.com/index.html
A lot of tutorials on a lot of subjects: Certifications;
Programming (including Active X, ASP, Assembly, HTML, Java, more);
Operating Systems, Beginner's Guides. Networking, Security
- Usability Guide for web page design: http://www.usability.gov/guidelines/
A comprehensive list of design guidelines broken down by subject. From
the National Cancer Institute.
- W3Schools: http://www.W3Schools.com/
"Inside W3Schools you will find a large number of free Web building
from basic HTML and XHTML tutorials, to advanced XML, XSL and
tutorials." Also thousands of cut and paste examples, an on
html editor, and extensive web references.
- Web Monkey: http://hotwired.lycos.com/webmonkey/
How-to guides and Quick References for levels from beginner to expert
- E-mail Stripper: http://www.papercut.biz/emailStripper.htm
A simple utility to clean up e-mail test (removes ">" and extra
and returns) for pasting into other documents or replies. Highly
- Komposer web authoring system: http://kompozer.sourceforge.net/
A free WISIWIG program for
composing and managing web pages, Komposer fixes several bugs (but not all) in the NVU program. I
- Sea Monkey all in one internet application suite including web browser and authoring tool: http://www.seamonkey-project.org/
don't know that the other parts of this suite are better than the
seperate programs of Firefox browser and Thunderbird mail client but it
includes a very nice WISIWIG editor.
- Protect email addresses in web pages: http://www.mways.co.uk/prog/hidemail.php
use it and recommend it.
- Jafsoft Ltd: http://www.jafsoft.com/
- AscToTab a text-to-table
(HTML or RTF) converter. (FREE)
- AscToHTM a text-to-HTML
- AscToRTF a text-to-RTF
- ToniArts HTML Tools http://www.toniarts.com/. Good programs which are, unfortunately, no longer free
- EASY THUMB is a really
nice program for producing thumbnails from many
different format originals and/or converting formats and
resolutions. Works on a batch basis for entire folders. I
use it and recommend it.
- EASY CLEAN (registry
clean-up) and several other tools are available.
- Mozilla Browser and tools: http://www.mozilla.org/
Firefox web Browser (replaces Internet Explorer) and Thunderbird Mail
program (all free). I use
and recommend them.
- Verdi Software: http://www.virdi-software.com/
(FREE) - converts text files into html code
- EyeOnSite (free) -
monitor your sites or servers to see if they are accessible
- as well as a host of
other shareware utilities for maintaining a web site
- 2000 trainers, lots of
in "general" above)
- About Computer Networking: http://compnetworking.about.com
Tutorials and fact sheets on: Cabling, Certs / Careers,
Client/Server, Design, DSL and Cable, Ethernet, Firewall / Proxy,
Gaming, Home Networking, Internetworking, Intranet/Extranet, ISPs, LAN
/ VLAN / WAN, Operating Systems, P2P - Peer to Peer, Programming,
Protocols, Security / Privacy, Speed Tests/Tweaks, TCP/IP,
Troubleshooting, Utilities, VPN, Web Servers, Wireless, ATM, RAS
and Modems, Telephony
- How Things Work/How Stuff Works: http://www.howstuffworks.com/category-science.htm
You name it, they've got it; at a level designed for the general
student. For example:
- (no longer valid) DPEC's TCP/IP Tutorial: http://www.bizcenter.net/dpec/courses/tc1/tc1title.htm
A comprehensive tutorial including: the basic reasons for using
TCP/IP with Windows NT, the historical goals in TCP/IP's development,
the role of the IAB, the IETF, and the IRTF, etc.
- (no longer valid) PC Network Advisor's TCP/IP tutorial: http://www.itp-journals.com/TCP_IP_tutorial_page1.htm
As the site says: "Understanding TCP/IP is easier than you think. Find
this free 5 part tutorial." Other links are also included.
- Speccy from Priform: http://www.piriform.com/speccy/download
very nice system information program; free for the basic version
and $25-35 for more advanced versions. The free version
doesn't have some of the benchmark tests of the next 2 programs but it
gives more complete information about your system, including network
--- Also a free registry and general system cleaner (CCleaner) and file recovery program (Recuva). http://www.piriform.com/products
- Fresh Diagnose: http://www.freshdevices.com/download.html
A good general PC detailed system information and benchmark program; free to download
---Also other free programs to
adjust windows settings (Fresh UI), view multimedia (Fresh View), and others..
- Sandra Diagnostic Program: http://www.sisoftware.co.uk/sandra
A good general PC System Information Program; The free version is now only available as a web application,
the full professional version for $50 and up. .
- Autoruns, free from microsoft: http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/sysinternals?ppud=4
and control what programs are configured to startup automatically when
your system boots and you login. Autoruns also shows you the full list
of Registry and file locations where applications can configure
auto-start settings. You can easily disable any sleected item.
- Start-up program
information (MSCONFIG): http://www.sysinfo.org/startuplist.php
A rather complete listing of programs which load on start-up and what
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