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1)... Editor's Greeting

2)... The Best New Free I.T. Training & Tutorial Sites

3)... New Free I.T. Books & Book Sites

4)... University Computer Science Course Sites

5)... The Best Suggested Sites from Website Users

6)... New I.T. Training & Tutorial Link Sites

7)... I.T. Sites Worth Mentioning

8)... Question of the Month about Technical Training

9)... Please Support Our Computer Training Mission

1) Editor's Greeting:

Hello everyone, and welcome to our new subscribers!

This is the February 2008 issue (#76) of our free monthly newsletter for Computer IT Education, Training, & Tutorial Resources providing you with the latest Free online IT Training Resources that we have recently discovered and researched. This newsletter is free to anyone subscribing (instructions at bottom, no username/password is needed). To access our member site, however, you do need a user name and password - registering as a member of costs $15 for two months, for more information please see Become a Member of

My desire is that these free resources will help you with your computer education and training and are tools to advance your IT career. Our main mission is the training of those less fortunate who are seeking to become computer literate, both technically and from a user's perspective. 

In this issue we describe and link to a total of 82 computer, IT and programming learning and tutorial web sites. By means of this email newsletter, you have knowledge of and access to these sites before our web site visitors do.

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2) The Best New Free I.T. Training & Tutorial Sites:

This section of our newsletter contains the best new free IT training and tutorial sites that we have found and researched in the last few weeks. These resources will be added to our Free IT Training & Courses page at, our Free IT Tutorials and Guides page at, or to our members' site.

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  Linux Tutorials:

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  A+ Tutorials and free practice questions:

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Intelligentedu Online Library of Training Courses

This is another one of our new Free training and tutorial sites, providing over 450 free online IT tutorials. Tutorials range from entry level training on using word processors through to advanced techniques in programming, web development, database design, and network routing. In-depth courses are also available at low cost.


Five C++ Programming University Courses

Here are five C++ Programming University Courses that provide their lecture, lab, and other course content on the web. This C++ learning material will help you get up to speed with coding C++, or you can use these to learn more effective ways to program using C++.

CS3101 - Programming Languages: C++
at Columbia Univeristy

This course is an introduction to the C++ programming language. Students should leave this class with knowledge of fundamental C++ programming constructs and the tools necessary to quickly master more advanced techniques. Moreover, students will be expected to demonstrate ability to program effectively in C++ - producing code that (1) compiles, (2) produces correct output, (3) utilizes proper C++ constructs, (4) is coherent and clearly commented.

Administrative Details
Commandline Environment
Jumping Into C++
lecture1 emacs reference card session1
Control Flow
Random Numbers
lecture2 C++ Reference
sample .emacs
sample .profile
session2 hw1
Error Handling
OOP: structs & classes
lecture3 template metaprogramming
session3 hw2
Template Functions and Classes
Separate Compilation & the make utiltiy
Debugging: (preprocessor & GDB)
lecture4 makefiles
session4 hw3
Pointers & Arrays
C-strings & File I/O
Arguments to main
Memory Allocation
lecture5 pointers
session5 hw4
Final hw5

CSCI 123 Introduction to Programming Concepts in C++
at Fullerton College

This course is an introduction to the basic principles of programming using a structured programming language, C/C++. Students will design algorithms, write external documentation, design and write source code in C/C++, and write internal documentation for programming problems.


CSE 459.22: Programming in C++ at Ohio State University

Lecture Slides:

CS117: Introduction to Programming Languages C++ at the Univeristy of Chicago

This course covers definition, use, algorithm design and algorithm analysis of the fundamental abstract data types, including linked lists, stacks, queues, trees and graphs. Also, analysis of each algorithm is done.


CpE 391D - Fundamentals Of Object Oriented Programming In C++ at West Virginia University

Practice the use of C++ classes and class libraries, modify existing C++ classes, develop C++ classes for simple applications, and practice the concepts of Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOA/OOD) and design patterns and frameworks by developing a C++ based project.

Course Topics - Slides:

  1. Introduction to the Object-Oriented Programming Concepts
  2. C++ Program structure
  3. C++ Data Types
  4. Functions, Scope and the Free Store
  5. The C++ Class
  6. Static Class members and the this pointer
  7. Operator Overloading
  8. Class Derivation and Inheritance
  9. Virtual Functions and Polymorphism
  10. Templates
  11. Object-Oriented Analysis and Design (OOAD)


Two Java Programming Training Tutorials

Here are two Java Programming Training Tutorials from Durham Univerisity. The first one teaches Java fundamentals and the steps for getting starting programming with Java. The second Java tutorial below shows you more Java programming features, such as providing a graphical user interface (GUI) in your applications, Java's Collections API, and writing Java applets for the web. These training documents are in pdf format.

Getting Started with Java Training Tutorial
This tutorial on Java shows you how to start programming and developing applications in the Java programming language. (398kb, 63 pages)

1   Introduction
2   Declarations, statements, input and output                                                                       i
3    Handling strings 
4    Using classes for data abstraction 
5    Another example of data abstraction: the class Person 
6    Grouping classes into packages
7    Object-oriented programming 
8    Another example of OO programming: 2D shapes 
9   Exception handling
10 Interfaces 
11 Starting another thread 
12 Other information about Java

Advanced Java Training Tutorial
This training guide demonstrates further Java topics. It is 275kb in size and 38 pages in length. It teaches you the following:

1   Introduction
2   Providing a graphical user interface (GUI)
3   The Collections API 
4   Writing applets (for use with the WWW) 
5   Other information about Java


Free Embeded Linux Training Content and Articles

Free Electrons believes in the usefulness and strong potential of Free Software and open standards in embedded systems and handheld devices. To support the open source embedded and handheld development community, they offer the following free Embeded Linux Training Content and Articles. Also take a look at their community page for more free resources, such as development tools, technical videos, software demonstrations, and howto documents.

Free Embedded Linux Training Materials

Introduction to Unix and GNU / Linux (1 day)
Getting familiar with Unix and GNU / Linux, in particular with the command line interface.
Embedded Linux kernel and driver development (3 to 4 days)
Getting familiar with the Linux kernel and device driver development.
Free Software tools for embedded systems (1 day)
Learning some of the most popular and useful Free Software tools for creating embedded systems.
Audio in embedded Linux systems (1/2 day)
Introduction training to audio in embedded Linux systems.
Multimedia in embedded Linux systems (1/2 day)
Introduction training to graphics and video in embedded Linux systems.

Embedded Linux Presentations and Articles
Linux USB drivers
Understanding and developing Linux USB drivers
Advantages of Free Software and Open Source in embedded systems
Reasons for choosing Free Software and Open Source solutions for embedded system makers and users
Embedded Linux optimizations
Optimizing the Linux kernel and applications for speed, size, RAM, power and cost.
Embedded Linux From Scratch... in 40 minutes!
Building a minimalist embedded system with a web interface from the ground up within 40 minutes.
Real time in embedded Linux systems
Solutions to add real-time behavior to embedded Linux systems.
Introduction to uClinux
Linux on microcontrollers: processors without a Memory Management Unit (MMU).
Linux on TI OMAP processors
Status, resources, links and tools for using Linux on TI OMAP processors
Free software development tools
Source automation, source browsers, code checkers, profilers...
Java in embedded Linux systems 
An overview of Java solutions for embedded Linux systems
What's new in Linux 2.6?
An overview of changes in Linux 2.6.
How to port Linux on a new PDA
Guidelines, resources and references for porting GNU / Linux on a new PDA.
GNU / Linux and Free Software - An Introduction
An introduction to Free Software and Open Source operating systems and applications. Licenses, successful projects and rules.
Linux and Ecology
Contribution to the Linux Ecology HOWTO, with experience from embedded Linux system development.
Linux Tiny
Introduction to the Linux Tiny project. Facts, achievements and future work


Find Technical and IT eBook and Video Downloads

Here are two download search sites, one giving results for rapidshare and the other for 4megaupload. Some of the links on these sites are no longer good, but many are available. You can use these sites to search for various types of files, such as archive, audio, video, docs (documents), and CD/DVD. Ebooks will be in both the archive and docs categories. Training videos will be in the video category. Linked below are search results I found for several technical topics, these searches are for all types of files. You can limit your search to only videos or archives, to find exactly what you need.

Rapid Library Search


JavaScript Wikibook

Here are JavaScript Tutorials and learning content from JavaScript Wikibook This which is a free, open-content textbook covering JavaScript and its related technologies. This online JavaScript book will teach and show you both the basics and more advanced features of coding JavaScript on your web pages.

JavaScript Wikibook Tutorials
Here are Topical Pages in Javascript Wikibook


CSS Programming Wikibook

CSS is a way to describe the "style" of a web page, namely, the colors, fonts, layout, and other presentation aspects of the document. A single CSS file can describe a common "style" to be applied to many HTML, XHTML, and XML documents (which describe the content and structure of the elements of each document). Typically a particular element in an HTML page has a "cascade" of CSS style rules that can be applied to it. The highest priority style rule is applied to each element. CSS is a very powerful tool that gives a web designer great power over their site if used properly. For example, if you are writing a large website, you can have a consistent display presentation for every title, sub-title, paragraph, text, etc. Here is an excellent, free textbook that will show you how to use and program with CSS, the CSS Programming Wikibook.

CSS Programming Wikibook, an open-content textbook.

   1 Introduction
      1.1 What is CSS?
   2 Basic CSS
   3 Advanced CSS
   4 Troubleshooting
   5 Index
   6 Hacks & Filters
   7 Links


Fortran 90 Tutorial Course

Fortran was developed for general scientific computing and is a very popular language for this purpose. In 1996 it was estimated that Fortran was employed for more than 90% of scientific computation (see Scientific Computing World, April 1996). Here is a Fortran 90 Tutorial Course, from Durham University, that gives you an introduction to programming in Fortran 90. The elements of programming are introduced in the context of Fortran 90 and coding examples and exercises are used to demonstrate their use. Upon finishing this Fortran tutorial course, you will have enough understanding of programming and Fortran 90 to code straightforward programs. The course is designed for those with little or no previous programming experience, but you will need to be able to work in linux or Unix and use a linux or Unix text editor. (61 pages, 410kb, pdf format)

This Fortran course consists of five parts:


3) New Free Computer IT Books, Publications & Book Sites:

Some of these web resources will be added to our Free IT Books page at and some will be added to our members site

120 freely available Computer eBooks

Here are over 120 freely available Computer eBooks covering Programming, Network Security, Software, SQL, and Unix. These ebooks are in pdf and chm formats. Here is text format list of all of the ebooks hosted on this site.

Network Security
  - LDAP
  - SNMP
  - VPN
  - Wirelessisco

  - LAMP
  - Linux Programming
  - C Programming
  - C++ Programming
  - C Sharp (C#) Programming
  - Extreme Programming
  - Java Programming
  - Linux Shell Scripting
  - UML
  - XML
  - XSLT
  - Perl Programming
  - ASP
  - Multithreaded Programming
  - PHP
  - MySQL
  - Python Programming
  - Regular Expressions
  - Samba
  - GCC
  - SSH, Secure Shell
  - Apache
  - Oracle DBA
  - Novell GroupWise
  - Snort
  - Motif

  - SQL Performance and Tuning
  - MySQL Reference
  - PostgreSQL

  - Unix System Administration
  - Unix for Oracle DBAs
  - Unix Security
  - Solaris
  - NetBSD
  - FreeBSD
  - Linux Certification
  - Embedded Linux
  - Debian GNU Linux
  - Red Hat Linux
  - Linux Security
  - Linux Kernel
  - Linux on  IBM Mainframe
  - Linux System Administration


40 Open Source eBooks

Here are 40 eBooks covering Open Source technologies, including Linux, Bash, Apache, MySQL, Sendmail, PHP, and more.

Topics covered by these eBooks:

  - Linux
  - Linux Commands
  - Bash Shell Scripting
  - Apache Server
  - VPN
  - MySQL
  - PHP
  - Network Administration
  - Postfix
  - DNS
  - BIND
  - Sendmail
  - Web Database
  - LAMP
  - SMTP


Computer and Programming eBook Downloads from Collectionofbooks

Here is which tags many computer and technical ebooks into the categories linked below. This site provides more than one link for many of the ebooks listed. The ebook links are to file share and download sites.

eBook Categories:

Programming (108)
rapidshare books (77)
Windows (18)
Algorithms (17)
Dummies (17)
Linux (16)
Autocad Books (13)
Free Ebooks (12)
Editions (9)
Guide (8)
Java (8)
Vista (8)
Microsoft (7)
SQL (7)
Design (6)
Graphics (6)
Applications (5)
Biology (5)
Business (5)
Communications (5)
Designing (5)
Herbal Medicine (5)
Mac (5)
Networking (5)
Networks (5)
Professional (5)
Web Designing Books (5)
Windows Vista (5)
Computer Books (5)
Adobe (4)
CS3 (4)
Database (4)
Electronic engineering books (4)
Hacking (4)
Media (4)
Technology (4)
Web (4)
Wireless (4)
Access (3)
Administrations (3)
Architectures (3)
Computer (3)
Data Structure (3)
Financial (3)
Introductions (3)
Multimedia (3)
Network (3)
Neuroscience (3)
OS X (3)
Photoshop (3)
Reference (3)
SUSE (3)
Security (3)
Teach (3)
Unleashed (3)
Visual (3)
depositfiles (3)
rapidshare book (3)
Accounting (2)
Ajax (2)
Analysis (2)
Approach (2)
Behavior Analysis and Learning (2)
Bible (2)
C (2)
CSS (2)
Cisco (2)
Computer Science (2)
Computing (2)
Data Mining (2)
Databases (2)
Designers (2)
Edition (2)
Evolution (2)
Foundations (2)
Fundamentals (2)
HTML (2)
MS SQL Server (2)
PowerShell (2)
Processing (2)
Protocols (2)
Red Hat (2)
Telecommunications (2)
Tutorial (2)
Ubuntu (2)
Unix (2)
Web Development book (2)
Windows XP (2)
Wireless Hacking (2)
World (2)
XP (2)
C# (2)
.Net (1) .Net Collection (1)
C++ Ebooks (1)
CCNA (1) CCNP (1)
Computer Architecture (1)
Cookbook (1)
Internet (1)
Internetworking (1)
Linux Kernel (1)
Linux Kernel Hacking (1)
Oracle (1)
Ubuntu Linux (1)
VoIP (1)
Wi-Fi handbook (1)
WiMAX (1)
XML (1)
wireless networks (1)


Securing and Optimizing Linux eBook

Here is a free Linux security ebook, titled Securing and Optimizing Linux: The Ultimate Solution, v2.0, from Each chapter and section of this book are written so you can read without needing to read previous or other chapters of the book. Using this ebook, you'll learn how to set up a Linux server that is configured with all of the security and optimization needed for a high performance Linux environment. It covers in detail several ways to configure tasks' security and optimization. The Linux security topics covered by this book were gathered from hard-to-find articles and how-to guides. (6.2mb, 876 pages, pdf)

Contents of Securing and Optimizing Linux ebook:
Part I Installation Related Reference
Part II Security and Optimization Related Reference
Part III Networking Related Reference
Part IV Cryptography & Authentication Related Reference
Part V Monitoring & System Integrity Related Reference
Part VI Management & Limitation Related Reference
Part VII Domain Name System Related Reference
Part VIII Mail Transfer Agent Related Reference
Part IX Internet Message Access Protocol Related Reference
Part X Database Server Related Reference
Part XI Gateway Server Related Reference
Part XII Other Server Related Reference
Part XIII Backup Related Reference
Part XIII Appendixes


Visual C# eBook

This Visual C# ebook, Programming Microsoft Visual C# 2005: The Language, provides detailed explanations and instruction on important features and contructs of the Visual C# programming language. It explains and gives sample code for new features to Visual C# ,including generics, anonymous methods, static classes, and new classes that affect garbage collection. The Exception Assistant, code snippets, and visualizers, as improvments to Visual Studio, are also covered by this ebook. From a debugging perspective, Chapter 12 examines what a managed application is and helps you understand how to debug a managed application. This book is for those looking for a comprehensive explanation of Visual C# or want to explore a specific aspect of the language. It provides in-depth explanations along with lots of sample code. Here is the direct download link for this C# ebook. (5.4MB, CHM format).

Table of Contents:

Part I - Core Language
  Chapter 1-Introduction to Visual C# Programming
  Chapter 2-Types
  Chapter 3-Inheritance
Part II - Core Skills
  Chapter 4-Introduction to Visual Studio 2005
  Chapter 5-Arrays and Collections
  Chapter 6-GenericsChapter 7-Iterators
Part III - More C# Language
  Chapter 8-Delegates and Events
  Chapter 9-Exception Handling
Part IV - Debugging
  Chapter 10-Metadata and Reflection
  Chapter 11-MSIL Programming
  Chapter 12-Debugging with Visual Studio 2005
  Chapter 13-Advanced Debugging
Part V - Advanced Concepts
  Chapter 14-Memory Management
  Chapter 15-Unsafe Code
Appendix A-Operator Overloading

4) University Computer Science Course Sites Free to Browse and Study:

These web sites will be added to our Free University IT Course Webs page at

Free eLearning Course Videos from NJIT

The Continuing Professional Education Department of New Jersey's Science and Technology Univeristy offers all of their classroom training videos on their NJIT eLearning Course Video Site. These freely available technical elearning videos cover many application development and I.T. areas, including Java Programming, Data Management, Operating Systems, Data Communications, Internetworking, Information Systems, Data Mining, Network Interfaces, and Project Management. NJIT began doing elearning in the 1980s when they came up with the phrase “Virtual Classroom.” This university is well known for their expert online learning courses and programs. A fourth of all engineers working in New Jersey are graduates of NJIT. You will need RealPlayer installed to access and view these training videos. To download and install this, click on the Free RealPlayer link in upper right corner on this page.

CIS447 - Human Computer Interfaces
CIS 602 - Application Development for Web /Java and Advanced Java
CS 631 - Data Management System Design
CS 630 - Operating Systems
CIS 652 - Data Communications & Networking
CS 656 - Internetworking and Higher Layer Protocol
CIS 675 - Information Systems Evaluation
IS 677 - Information Systems Principles
CIS 734 - Data Mining
CIS 735 - Computer Mediated Communication Systems
CoE 685 - Network Interface Design
IS 350 - Computer and Society:
CIS 375 - Application Development for Web Java and Advanced Java
EM 636 - Project Management
MGMT 491 - International Business
MGMT 688 - Information Technology, Business & Law
MGMT 692 - Strategic Management
PTC 620 - Proposal Writing


5) The Best Suggested Sites from our Website Users
- Every month we feature the best suggested IT training and tutorial sites from our website visitors. Here are this month's sites:

This site offers example source code in several programming and scripting languages.

Categories of Code Samples:

Java Tutorial
Java Source Code / Java Documentation
Java Open Source
Jar File Download
Java Articles
Java Products
Java by API
C# / C Sharp
C# / CSharp Tutorial
JavaScript DHTML
JavaScript Tutorial
JavaScript Reference
HTML CSS Reference
C Tutorial
C++ Tutorial
SQL Server / T-SQL
Oracle PL / SQL
Oracle PL/SQL Tutorial
MySQL Tutorial
VB.Net Tutorial



6) New Computer & IT Training & Tutorial Link & Resource Sites:

These web sites will be added to our IT Links and Resources page at 


FAQs, Help, Documentation and Tutorials from

Here are all of the high-level computer and programming support and tutorial pages at

Programming: FAQs,_Help,_and_Tutorials:
C  (41)
C++  (85)
Cobol  (10)
COM  (3)
Delphi  (24)
Fortran  (73)
Frontier  (7)
Java  (116)
Pascal  (10)
Perl  (70)
PHP  (104)
Python  (41)
Ruby  (12)
Smalltalk  (12)
SQL  (28)
VBScript  (3)
Visual Basic  (25)
Visual Basic.NET  (11)
CORBA  (14)
Internet  (14)
.NET (dotNet)  (15)Regular Expressions  (21)

Web Design and Development: FAQs, Help, and Tutorials:
ASP  (40)
CSS  (64)
HTML  (165)
JavaScript  (56)
Perl  (70)
PHP  (104)
Beginners  (50)
Authoring  (76)
Graphics  (17)
Hosting  (8) Promotion  (85)

Linux Documentation and Tutorials:
Linux: Support: Documentation
Linux: Support: FAQs, Help, and Tutorials

Unix Documentation and Tutorials:
Unix: Documentation
Unix: Documentation: Tutorials

Microsoft Windows: FAQs, Help, and Tutorials
Windows 2000  (14)
Windows 95  (3)
Windows 98  (21)
Windows NT  (7)
Windows XP  (34)
Configuring  (3)
Technical Support and Troubleshooting  (14)

Hardware: FAQs, Help, and Tutorials
Build Your Own PC  (18)
Guide to Networking  (12)
Tweak Your Own PC  (14)
Cables  (6) Motherboards  (12)

7) I.T. Sites and Free Downloads Worth Mentioning: 

The following programs are totally Free, no popups, no adware, no spyware, and no shareware.

Alleycode HTML

Alleycode HTML is a unique HTML editor with many features and two way synchronized code/design view (Synchro View). The Synchro View enables you to see the HTML page in a browser preview, while writing the code, and also click on any element in the rendered page, and have the cursor jump to the corresponding code section. Alleycode also comes with customizable syntax highlighting, CSS style sheet wizard and most other common editor features, as well as a meta tag optimizer and support for PHP code.


KompoZer is a free, complete web authoring system that combines web file management and easy-to-use WYSIWYG web page editing. KompoZer is designed to be extremely easy to use, making it ideal for non-technical computer users who want to create an attractive, professional-looking web site without needing to know HTML or web coding.



CodeBank is a simple, hierarchical database (XML) for code snippets. It supports syntax highlighting for several popular programming languages including Java, XML, Visual Basic, SQL, PHP and others. It allows you to store and organize your source code snippets in a easy way. It offers an Explorer like interface, that allows you to drag and drop snippets between folders, as well as a search function, export/import and auto backup.


Absolute HTML Compressor

Absolute HTML Compressor is an easy-to-use tool that optimizes HTML files so their size reduces. Compressed pages appear in the browser without changes. You can specify various options of the optimization, compress single files or entire folders. The program can create backup copies of the optimized files, so you can be sure that you`re not messing up your code - and if you do, you can restore it back to the original.


Source Morph

Source Morph is program that converts C, C++, Visual Basic, QBasic, Java, JavaScript, and Perl programs into webpages that display your code with the same syntax highlighting as your programming environment. You can customize the color schemes as well.



HTMLPass lets you add basic password protection (Java Script based) to your web pages. In addition, you can choose to disable right-click, page printing, clipboard and PrtScr. The program is easy to use, just select the pages to process, specify output options and select the protection features..


8) Question of the Month about Technical Training:

Each month Jeff Love will answer a current or important question that we have received about computer and IT training and career development.

February 2008 Question of the Month: 

None this month.


Jeff Love
Site Editor

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A free and member-based I.T. educational and training portal web site. We have compiled, categorized, described, and linked many, many sites that will be of keen interest to computer science students and instructors and others seeking free training and knowledge about computers. All areas are covered, from programming to systems administration to networking to the internet. You are able to study and learn all about computers and I.T. via Free training, courses, tutorials, books, guides, documentation, articles, tips, notes, and help. Also offered are free technical training tutorials co-branded with Check us out today.

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Our Members' Site contains the web's best computer and IT training resources and tutorials. This content is individually linked and presented in a way to expedite and facilitate your IT learning experience. We have done all the web research and presentation work for you so you can concentrate solely on your computer training. Member Site FAQ Answers:

  1. Over half of the web sites and pages in our members site are not in the free section of our web site. The online training resources in our members' site are linked and laid out in a much more detailed fashion than those in the free section. This will save you time in finding all the best free training on the web.
  2. If you use a credit card when joining, you may choose to be billed by PayPal, or you may purchase from, our authorized retailer, whichever you choose.
  3. You have a choice to select the non-recurring or recurring method of payment. If you select non-recurring, when your membership period expires, you will not be automatically charged another fee on your credit card or check.
  4. If you are looking for training and tutorials covering popular software such as Microsoft Office, Flash, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Web Development, Windows and Computer Hardware, please see our sister site,

The total price to join our member's site is only $15.00 total for 2 months, $25 for 4 months, $34 for 6 months, or $59 for a whole year. The funds generated will assist us to help all those seeking IT education and application development training. Here's the link to see what's available on our member's site and to sign up: <>. You can email Jeff Love with questions at

I will give you 8 great Free Bonuses when you sign up now. These are as follows:
1. A Comprehensive 47-page IT Glossary
2. How To Understand Windows Error Messages program 
3. 105 Great Totally Free Utility Programs 
4. A Bug Tracking Access
5. The Four Best IT Salary Calculator/Wizard sites 
6. 12 Great Web Resources for Learning the Best Methods to Study and Take Tests
7. Six Great e-Books (a $120 value) to help you Make Money using the Internet
8. Five extra bonus IT resource sites that are the best from our "worth mentioning" newsletter section

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