Friday, September 29, 2006

Microsoft make MSDN Library free to download!

Great news has arrived for anyone who programs with Microsoft tools and a Microsoft language: the MSDN is now free to download.

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Free 10 Week Online AJAX Course by Sun Microsystems

A free 10-week "AJAX Programming" online course is about to start. It starts on August 4th, 2006. This course is for anyone who wants to learn AJAX for the first time or increase their knowledge on AJAX. In this 10-week course, students learn basic concept of AJAX as well as how to use various AJAX frameworks and toolkits.

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Learn HTML or CSS fast

This great site has free and easy tutorials for learning HTML or CSS for programmers.

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Over 50 Simple PHP Tutorials

PHP tutorials written for beginners. It's very easy to understand and great introduction to PHP scripting.

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MySQL Cheat Sheet

A fantastic quick reference sheet for when you are working with MySQL from the command line.

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Massive List Of 5000 Programming / Computer / Internet Books - For Free!

Who needs to pirate books / steal from the library with a list of free resources like these?

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Learn How to Develop Firefox Extensions

This tutorial has been created for people who want to develop their own full-featured extensions for Mozilla's Firefox. The tutorial has been constructed as a step-by-step guide and provides many examples and explanations.

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Ultimate Programmer's Reference -- QuickRef.org

AJAX-powered site searches for documentation on CSS, HTML, HTML DOM, Java, JavaScript, MySQL, PHP, Perl, Ruby, and more languages added all the time. Minimize documents and they show up next time you visit the site. Instantly access Google search for documents not in the QuickRef system. Never open 15 tabs or windows again!

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Which Computer Languages Are Worthwhile?

This is probably my favorite tour of the popular languages we all hear debates about and which ones are actually worthwhile. It includes C, C++, Lisp, Java, Perl, Ruby, and Python.

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The Ultimate Search Engine For Programmers

Find any code and technical content easily. It is like Google for source code.

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195 Free Online Programming Books

Categorized by Language, A Very Nice List

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Huge Collection of Programming and Computer Cheatsheets!

This website contains a large collection of quick reference materials ranging from HTML and CSS to Python and Perl. All of the links are updated and all cheatsheets are free to download.

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Thorough C++ Tutorial

This is a great tutorial for learning C++. If you have any experience with other languages or possibly no programming experience, this tutorial explains C++ very well.

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Dreamweaver Killer: Cross Platform Open Source (Javascript, HTML, CSS) IDE

Aptana is a robust, JavaScript-focused IDE for building dynamic web applications. Highlights include the following features: Code Assist on JavaScript, HTML, and CSS languages, including your own JavaScript functions Outliner that gives a snapshot view of your JavaScript, HTML, and CSS code structure Error and warning notification.

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Share Huge Files Online with Gigasize (1.5 GB)

Gigasize is new on the block. But compared to sites like Rapidshare and Megaupload, it is light years ahead. Without signing up, you can host files up to 1 gigabyte, or sign up to host huge 1.5 gigabyte files.

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Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts (Printable Version)

If you receive a lot of email, hopefully you'll find these keyboard shortcuts useful while using Gmail.

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234 Free Vintage DOS Games and Demos

Isn't it amazing fast computer games have advanced. But it would be nice to take a trip back in time and re-live the games of the eighties and nineties.

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"Software Jedi" He Writes a New Application Every Day for 1 Month

A software developer claims he will write a new application every day for an entire month in his spare time. He needs ideas for these little apps!. He starts this crazy quest on September 15th, so submit some ideas now.

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Google's Picasa 2.5 No Longer Beta

Google's Picasa 2.5 photo managing software is no longer beta. The release notes detail all of the new features but here is a brief overview for those who have not played with the beta version yet.

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Free Video Editing Software List -- Many Platforms.

A list of free video editing software for many platforms.

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The 46 Popular Freeware Utilities

Populare Freeware utilities. Undoubtedably, you've seen them before but check to see if they have been updated recently.

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Download The First Release Candidate Of Firefox 2 RC1

This is the first release candidate for Firefox 2 RC1, which is due for release on September 26. A portable version is also available for those people who want to test drive it soonest.

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Google testing Sun's OpenSolaris

Google is experimenting with the open-source version of Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Solaris operating system as a possible long-term prelude to replacing its massive global network of Linux servers, according to sources. With dozens of data centers worldwide estimated to house hundreds of thousands of Intel servers, this would be huge for Solaris.

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Hidden Program In Windows Xp

A very useful program hidden in Windows XP.

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Hidden Program In Windows Xp

A very useful program hidden in windows xp

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If Only We Knew Then What We Know Now About Windows XP

Windows XP is turning five years old, but will anybody want to celebrate the occasion?

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What We Know Now About Windows XP

Windows XP is turning five years old but will anyone want to celebrate the occasion?

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Norton Unhappy With Performace Tests, Don't Do Much Better On Second Chance

The other day we mentioned how a site had analyzed a lot of different software to see what slows down your computer the most. They decided to do some more tests and Symantec must have not been too happy with their Norton Internet Security 2006 result because they provided a copy of their 2007 version to test. The outcome wasn't much better.

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Norton Unhappy With Performace Tests, Don't Do Much Better On Second Chance

The other day we mentioned how a site had analyzed a lot of different software to see what slows down your computer the most. They decided to do some more tests and Symantec must have not been too happy with their Norton Internet Security 2006 result because they provided a copy of their 2007 version to test. The outcome wasn't much better.

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If Only We Knew Then What We Know Now About Windows XP

Windows XP is turning five years old, but will anybody want to celebrate the occasion?

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BTjunkie -Largest Bittorrent Bearch Engine

Here's the largest and most advanced BitTorrent search engine. With over 600,000 active torrents and 5,000 to 25,000 torrents added daily, you should find what you are looking for.

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Top 10 Web Tools for College Students

Here are a set of Websites/Web tools that are used on a regular basis. If you are a student, they are great informational resources.

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Google Calendar Launches New Features

Updates include weather forecasts, moon phases, and support for 17 new languages.

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Complete HDD Data Recovery Guide (Including Software Lists)

A guide to data recovery with 1) types of damage overview 2) filesystems overview 3) freeware software list and step-by-step manuals 4) commercial software list.

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Firefox Portable 1.5.0.7 (runs from USB and CD) Now Faster

Firefox Portable - the portable version of Mozilla Firefox that runs from a USB flash drive, iPod, CD, etc - now starts up even faster than before. It also has improved Unicode and Live CD support on Windows 95/98/Me. Grab a copy today.

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OpenOffice.org: Breaking Microsoft's dominance

I am writing this article using Writer, part of the slick new OpenOffice.org suite, which by the way is free and now rivals MS Office in terms of features. MS charges about $499 for its product suite if you buy the professional version. OpenOffice.org works just as well, has more or less the same abilities, and can both read and save MS formats.

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New Layout for Google Reader

It seems that Google has released a new layout for their Reader. Looks pretty cool...

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Top 10 things to do with Google Earth

Google Earth Hacks has released their list of the 10 best things about Google Earth. They include screenshots and instructions on all of them, from 3D buildings to joystick controls.

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Firefox Extensions For Geeks

Mozilla's Firefox browser is a great tool for surfing the Net. And thanks to a growing number of free Firefox extensions, it's an especially good tool for people who want every possible ounce of browser power.

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Google Opens Up Registrations for Google Talk

Last year, we launched Google Talk, a free and easy service for making voice calls and sending instant messages. It used to be that only Gmail users could use Google Talk but now anyone can sign up for Google Talk. If you haven't tried the service yet, here are 5 good reasons to give it a try:

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