Copyright (C) 1997-2017 by Steve Litt
- Litt's Lua Laboratory:
The 10% you need to know for 90% of your work. Lua is a
very clean, expressive, powerful and fast language.
- Steve's Shellscript Subset:
serves as a reference and a shellscript de-uglifier.
a good beginning.
- Awk Academy: The awk
programming language isn't for everybody, and it isn't
for every situation, but used right, in the right circumstances,
it's a quick and powerful tool producing high performance programs.
Includes advice, philosophy and a thorough tutorial.
- Steve Litt's PERLs of Wisdom:
just the facts.
- C Sockets Intro, influenced by
Gary Miller, still works
- Socket Programming: A
you on the road to socket programming (some of it out of date).
- Steve's Scheme Society (with
Guile): Scheme is a prefix notation functional programming interpreter with
arbitrary precision math. It's extremely fast for an interpreter and is
optimized for recursion, so solves recursive problems well.
- Ruby Revival: Ruby: the 10% you need to know for
90% of your work. Includes a very thorough tutorial.
- Data Normalization Tips: First 3
forms, other normalization tips.
- Application Development Tips: Four
to replace aspirin and coffee.
- Self Documenting Code:
the August 1999 Troubleshooting Professional Magazine.
- Fun with prime numbers:
Several prime number algorithms, including some scalable well into the
billions on a commodity machine.
- XML Tutorial:
DOM, SAX, DTD, and lots more! In the March 2001 Troubleshooting
Professional Magazine. Old, but still relevant, as far as it goes.
- MySQL Starter: MySQL: the 10% you
need to know for 90% of your work. Includes a very thorough tutorial.
- Postgres Power: Links to several
PostgreSQL articles. PostgreSQL is the full featured high performance
database that ships with most Linux distributions.
- SQL Troubleshooting Page: Tame SQL
- Testing With a Fibonacci Object: Five
large numerical range testing.
- Steve's SQL Builder: A tool to
interactively build SQL statements. Based on PostgreSQL.
- PHP Power Pointers: Using PHP for
web apps and ecommerce.
The following articles are obsolete or deprecated, but are kept here "just in case."
- Crashproof C++: The bad-old-days
- Ruby on Rails: Rails can be an
incredibly fast web application development environment, but only if you
know it well. This subsite gives you a strong introduction which serves
as a solid foundation from which to learn professional Rails programming.
- My Java applet takes 2 minutes to
Fix for specific problem.
- Moving Yourself to OOP:
career depends on moving to OOP, but don't know how to get there. Start
by reading the July, 1997 issue of Troubleshooting Professional
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