Monthly Archives: November 2010

Spreadsheets powered by Python and more

I often find it very useful to summarize the content I find at a place like Reddit, particularly when people are looking for advice about learning something new–particularly about programming or other networking/computing technologies. That especially includes today’s source: Spreadsheets … Continue reading

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More Active Resources for Programming

Sometimes you need to read up on a problem; other times you need to find some problems to work on–as well as the possibility of finding the answers (or at least some help finding those answers). Unlike the resources I’ve … Continue reading

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Resources for learning and using MySQL

Using a database, particularly a relational database, is pretty much a requirement for doing interesting things with the web these days (of course, it’s been like that since the beginning, pretty much). So you’ll need to learn how to use … Continue reading

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Linux Command Line Gold

There’s nothing like a command line for when you need to get things done. Here are some resources (maybe repeats from years past?) that can give you an edge when you’re looking for a fast and efficient way to do … Continue reading

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More resources for learning about programming and app development

I’ve got an application/website idea that I really want to develop; I’ve got any number of other ideas for website/apps that keep appearing in my mind. Rather than just think about them, I’m trying to educate myself about programming, web … Continue reading

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Resources for Learning How to Program PART ONE

If you’re interested in learning how to program, and you don’t know much about it, DON’T rush off to your local bookstore (not even Amazon.com) and buy something that looks good. There are just too many good resources available online, … Continue reading

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Learning Programming, Part One

I jumped into learning Python over the past week or so, and it’s going pretty well, IMO. Although I first started using computers back around 1974, when I was schooled in the rudiments of BASIC on an Altair MITS 8800 … Continue reading

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Designing a database for lists, PART TWO: Ta-Da List

If you need to start from the beginning, check out How to design a database for lists, PART ZERO: Methodology and Designing a database for lists, PART ONE: Remember the Milk. I’d recommend it, actually, so you can follow my … Continue reading

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