CS 1500--Introduction to Programming I
Professor Raymond L. Zarling
Department of Computer Science
California State University, Stanislaus
Generally Useful Internet Sites for Programmers
- O'Reilly Books on Unix, Linux, and
programming in any modern language imaginable.
- An excellent and entertaining essay by popular novelist
Neal Stephanson about Linux and its
relationship to other operating systems,
In the Beginning Was
the Command Line. (Quote: This is the only way I can explain certain
peculiar facts about the current market for operating systems, such as that
ninety percent of all customers continue to buy station wagons off the
Microsoft lot while free tanks are there for the taking across the street.)
- Why Linux?
- Debian Linux, the origial Free Linux, and
Red Hat Linux, a popular commercial
distribution homepages, two of dozens of good
sources for getting unix running on your own home PC.
- HowTo pages--how to configure things under
Linux, from "Installation" to "Coffee"
- Linux Industry News and Opinion on slashdot.com
- The Cygnus homepage--an open
source Gnu C/C++ compiler and utilities that runs under Windoze
- The homepage for the publishers of
our textbook. Search for author "Shiflet" to find online resources for our
Remote Access to our Sun Network
Check out the How Tos
on our Departmental Resources Page for links to programs to access our Sun
network from at home, and other helpful information.