Free Computer and I.T. Books

March 31, 2005

Free Book Chapters covering Java, JSP, and ASP.Net

Here are a whole lot of free book chapters.

Free Java and JSP Book Chapters from


Free ASP.Net Book Chapters from

Filed under: Free Computer and I.T. Books — computer_teacher @ 6:29 pm

March 17, 2005

FTP Programming and IT Book Directories

Here is a pretty good ftp site I found that has programming and IT books.

Index of

This ftp directory has many free programming and IT books. There is a limit on concurrent logins, so try again later if the max has been reached. Here are the subdirectories:

Filed under: Free Computer and I.T. Books — computer_teacher @ 11:22 pm

Lots of Tutorials and 2 .Net Learning Sites

Here are 3 more excellent sites, the first offering a ton of tutorials, and the next 2 giving you training on how to code in the .Net framework.

Lockergnome's Tutorials:

Electronic documents and eBooks: Quick to digest, easy to remember, fun to read, useful to have on hand, and very portable. Here are their tutorial archives:

Lockergnome also has channels for targeted areas:


Learn about Microsoft's .Net technologies: Visual C#, VB.NET, ASP.NET, ADO.NET. This page has their latest tutorials and articles.

Here is their Tips Bank.

Here are the latest knowledge base articles published on the Microsoft Support site.



This site has excellent articles covering: .NET Framework, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, Windows Forms, Components, Visual Basic.Net, C#, Architecture, and .NET Server.

Filed under: Best New Free Computer IT Training Tutorial Resources — computer_teacher @ 10:06 pm

March 7, 2005

Free Classic Computer Books

Tutorials and Manuals from

This site hosts some relatively older books, but some of these technologies have not gone out of date yet. It was down for a while but is now back online. Here are the books hosted:





C ++:

Visual Basic:



C++ Builder:



Filed under: Free Computer and I.T. Books — computer_teacher @ 10:59 pm

249 Computer Tutorials hosted by the University of Saskatchewan

Here is a new computer and I.T. training resource I have found that is hosted by the University of Saskatchewan's Department of Computer Science.

Computer Science Tutorials and Applets:

This site hosts total of 249 tutorials teaching all types of subjects in computer science. These are written by the computer science students.

Here are some of the areas covered in their Computer Anatomy Teaching Tool:

History      Input/Output      Communications

Sound and Video
      Drives     Memory

CPU     Motherboard

Filed under: Best New Free Computer IT Training Tutorial Resources — computer_teacher @ 10:07 pm

March 2, 2005

Free Java Training Videos, Books and Tutorials!

I just found a pretty good link page covering all things about programming in Java. Here it is:

Free Online Java Books, Tutorial Videos, Magazines, and Tech Tips:

Many good links to Java related learning materials. Here are the free training videos on this site:

J2EE Best Practices, Training Video (20MB)

Understanding WebServices, Training Video (18MB)

Understanding J2EE, Training Video (21MB)

Using Web Services with J2EE, Training Video (7MB)

Transaction, Training Video (18MB, Slide)

Struts, Training Video (12MB, Slide)

EJB, Training Video (18MB)

Filed under: Free Computer and I.T. Books — computer_teacher @ 10:30 pm

More Free Computer Training Online Resources

Here are some more good free training and learning sites on the web to help you learn about computers, networking and how to program them.

John Barnett's free downloads, software and eBooks:

2 good documents here are the following:

Introduction to TCP/IP:

Introduction to ODBC:


FreeBSD Handbook:

This handbook covers the installation and day to day use of FreeBSD 4.10 and FreeBSD 5.3. FreeBSD is based on the 4.4BSD-Lite release from Computer Systems Research Group (CSRG) at the University of California at Berkeley, and carries on the distinguished tradition of BSD systems development.


Create Web applets with Mozilla and XML:

In this article, Nigel McFarlane introduces XUL for the Mozilla platform (the XML User-interface Language). XUL is set of GUI widgets with extensive cross-platform support that are designed for building GUI elements for applications that have traditional, non-HTML GUIs.


How to Write Firefox Extensions:

Everyone has a good idea at one time or another to implement a new feature in a web browser. Well, with the goodness that is Mozilla Firefox, now you can do just that. You need to have a vague understanding of XUL and Javascript, but you certainly don't need to be a master of either.


Linux Newbie Guide: Shortcuts And Commands:

This is chapter 7 of Linux Newbie Administrator Guide, showing you many commands and shortcuts you can use in Linux.


Book/Guide/How-To/Tutorial/Documentation Archives:

Many Linux How Tos, Guides, Learning docs, and tutorials - also covering several open source technologies such as apache, PHP, Samba, Bash, Security, Zope, Python. Perl, and XML.

Filed under: Best New Free Computer IT Training Tutorial Resources — computer_teacher @ 8:25 pm

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