The sections below provide some interesting links. Some are more
useful than others, but all deserve a quick browse for some reason
or the other.
General web sites
Soft - This is the web hosting company that I use to host my
web site. They support PHP and MySQL and only cost $60 per year
for their hosting services.
- The Internet forum for technical communicators. If you are a technical
author, then you should take a look at this web site, and possibly
subscribe to their mailing list.
- Used in many on-line transactions. I use PayPal to receive payments
for eBooks that I sell on-line. My services can also be paid via
the PayPal service. The PayPal service is free to set up.
industrial automation, & industrial computers - Kontron offers
industrial computer products such as custom computer solutions,
industrial automation, panel PC products, and more.
Linux web sites
Project - A superb resource where writers offer their services.
This website contains a comprehensive range of documentation covering
every aspect of the Linux operating system.
Newbie Guide - An easy to use resource covering many aspects
of the Linux operating system.
Cox's Linux Site - A lot of respect is due to Kerry. Kerry is
in the process of updating what is already a very good resource
foe Linux. Kerry is willing to help you set up your own Linux Box.
Web development web sites
- This site provides all the links and information you need to produce
a 'basic homepage' or a 'fully fledged data driven web site'. The
site covers in-depth tutorials on HTML, Java, Perl, PHP, and a number
of back-end database products optimized for the web.
Larsson's Internet Server Software - This site provides a various
Perl CGI Scripts and Java applets that may be useful in developing
a web site.
- This site provides CGI Scripts and many tutorials on HTML and
Source - This site provides Java scripts for most applications
you can imagine. If you want to perform a task using Java script
then check out this site to see if it already contains the script
- This site provides links to many types of CGI, Perl and Java resource.
Archive - This site provides a forum and tutorials for Perl/CGI
programming. The site also includes links many useful scripts, some
of which are commercial and some of which are free.
Mail - This site provides you with all the information and scripts
you need to produce a form on your web site that accepts attachments.
The script provided at this web site requires that your Internet
Service Provider who hosts your web site allows read/write access
to the CGI directory of your web site.
- Free Graphics, PSP, Java and HTML Tutorials.
Travel Information web sites
guide - Information on Spain for visitors. Includes maps, photographs,
recipes, region guides, Spanish lessons and a new monthly Spanish
travel guide - Description: Travel information for Thailand,
including basic travel information, maps, photos, touring ideas
and special features.
Spain - Royalty free digital maps of Spain. Perfect for planning
your Spanish touring routes.
Financial web sites
Ample Investor International
- This site provides extensive, quality investment information for
financial products such as PEPs and ISAs. The site provides
share price quotes for UK Equities traded on the London Stock Exchange
(LSE) and Alternative Investment Market (AIM). Delayed quotes are
free, however real-time quotes require a subscription fee. Members
of this web site are provided with exclusive share issues of IPOs,
although the recent floatation of themselves, StepStone,
have flopped. The site provides a wealth of information with respect
to latest information on UK Equities, although it's bulletin board
suffers from 'Rampers' who aimlessly try to create a price movement
on a particular stock.
- This site provides a free live quote service for UK Equities traded
on the LSE and AIM.
Network - This site provides a very good portfolio manager,
and free level 1 information.
Revenue generation and home working web sites
At Home Online Business Opportunity Store - A superb resource
for business related to working at home. This is run by an old colleague
Town - Home for All Oraifite Community Town of Igbo Land for
African American Family Shopping Market. This is run by an old colleague
Internet Services - A superb resource for Broadband online learning
services and home for all Promise Technology. This is run by an
old colleague of mine.
Friends web sites
Walker - This friend of mine shares the same birthday as me.
This does not mean we share the same clubbing habits !!!! Check
out Dave's site to see what I mean ;-)
Torrens - Lee is an Australian working within the IT Sector
in the UK. His website is exceptionally cool, and shows photographs
of his recent travels around the world.
Gandon - A French friend of mine who is extremely talented at
all things IT. He is currently doing a PhD in Nice, France.
- A friend who I have met over the Internet who is an extremely
talented graphic designer and web designer. Rob has created some
stunning and easy to use websites, and accepts payment via PayPal
for any work he undertakes.
- Paul's website is currently under construction.
Music web sites
- This site is a new up and coming site dedicated to house, garage
and techno music. The site features live streaming MP3, chat room,
and live streaming video of the HouseAndTechno EJ !
Imported - This is a well established site dedicated to playing
house, techno and classical music.
WinAmp - Although
there are many media players and MP3 players around. In my opinion
(and it's only my opinion), the WinAmp Player is still the best
- The ShoutCast web site is a superb place to find live streaming
MP3 of every genre of music there is. Most streaming MP3 on the
Internet is facilitated using ShoutCast Server and a ShoutCast DSP
for WinAmp. If you are thinking of broadcasting streaming MP3, then
look no further than the ShoutCast web site !
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