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DATE 2008-06-30
FROM Ruben Safir
SUBJECT Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Need to get rid of a whole bunch of programming books. TALK ABOUT FREE SOFTWARE!!!
On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 10:45:22PM -0400, Tameek Henderson wrote:
> Good Day
>
> I'm new to the group. My name is Tameek. I'm 26 years old, and currently
> studying for the Linux+ certification. I'm a bit of a noobie, I've been
> running Ubuntu only since 6.04 and have recent played around with SUSE
> 11.0. Although I have only been using Linux for a few years I'm I've
> already chosen a side when it comes to my editor and Linux GUI. I'm Team
> VI/GNOME all the way! I'm very much interested in learning programming,
> but I'm not really sure where to begin. I find shell scripts using the CLI
> easy to understand. I always hear that C is the foundation of Linux and
> today's programming languages (I also read a little on COBOL, and FORTRAN
> but I don't see many jobs looking for programming knowledge with the these
> older languages. Any suggestion are welcome. Also feel free to throw any
> of those Linux/Unix books my way, particularly shell programming.
>


Welcome to NYLXS Tameek. We are a volunter group, not so much as a lug.
We teach a lot of classes, and in fact, the three new workshops are a part
of our educational efforts. We hope that you'll join on and learn by doing.
NYLXS members have become assets throughout the area, and our class members
make a formable group of coders employed around the country.

Join us with the C workshop. We also have a library of nearly 150 texts which
we use as references or for lending. Other things we've done is work on a
Journal, a radio show, video lectures, created conferences and much more.

Ruben
> --------------------------------------------------
> From: "Ruben Safir"
> Sent: Monday, June 30, 2008 9:49 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: [NYLXS - HANGOUT] Need to get rid of a whole bunch of
> programming books. TALK ABOUT FREE SOFTWARE!!!
>
> >On Mon, Jun 30, 2008 at 08:12:54PM -0400, swd wrote:
> >>Folks, I have 60+ programming books I need to get rid of. Many hard
> >>bound.
> >>Including lots of PERL, Python, Tcl/Tk, C/C++, Linux programming, Linux
> >>in a
> >>Nutshell, Linux Clusters, Using UNIX, Software Testing, Operating System
> >>design, etc., etc.,etc.
> >>
> >>All but 2 of these books that came with a CD don't have the CD (older
> >>books).
> >>Otherwise, the CDs are there, and most are still sealed.
> >>
> >>There are many college level text books. Most are very expensive.
> >>
> >>NOTE: this collection contains Tanenbaum's Operating System book with
> >>un-sealed CD. (This is the MINIX O.S. on which LINUX is based.) There is
> >>an
> >>Operating System Design book with a separate un-opened sealed package
> >>with
> >>the CDs.
> >>
> >>ATTENTION: I also have the second edition of Kernigan & Ritchie's C
> >>Programming Language book AND the third edition of Bjuarne Struostrop's
> >>C++
> >>Programming Language book.
> >>
> >>I will throw in an autographed copy of Richard Stallman's essays on Free
> >>Software. He wrote, "Happy Hacking Richard Stallman".
> >>
> >>HERE COMES THE CATCH: Please take the whole 300 lbs. I do not have a
> >>vehicle.
> >>I live in Midwood, Brooklyn. I will help load the books into your
> >>vehicle.
> >>
> >>It has been suggested by 2 people that I simply leave the whole mountain
> >>outside, next to the apartment's garbage area. I would rather not, but it
> >>may
> >>come to that. I would rather give them away then throw them away.
> >>
> >>If interested, please contact me at sderrick-at-optonline.net
> >>
> >>Thank you very much.
> >>
> >>P.S. Ruben, call me if you want.
> >
> >
> >
> >They sound like an addition to the NYLXS Library. I have a question. Why
> >are you dumping them suddenly?
> >
> >Ruben
> >--
> >http://www.mrbrklyn.com - Interesting Stuff
> >http://www.nylxs.com - Leadership Development in Free Software
> >
> >So many immigrant groups have swept through our town that Brooklyn, like
> >Atlantis, reaches mythological proportions in the mind of the world - RI
> >Safir 1998
> >
> >http://fairuse.nylxs.com DRM is THEFT - We are the STAKEHOLDERS - RI
> >Safir 2002
> >
> >"Yeah - I write Free Software...so SUE ME"
> >
> >"The tremendous problem we face is that we are becoming sharecroppers to
> >our own cultural heritage -- we need the ability to participate in our own
> >society."
> >
> >"> I'm an engineer. I choose the best tool for the job, politics be
> >damned.<
> >You must be a stupid engineer then, because politcs and technology have
> >been attached at the hip since the 1st dynasty in Ancient Egypt. I guess
> >you missed that one."
> >
> >© Copyright for the Digital Millennium

--
http://www.mrbrklyn.com - Interesting Stuff
http://www.nylxs.com - Leadership Development in Free Software

So many immigrant groups have swept through our town that Brooklyn, like Atlantis, reaches mythological proportions in the mind of the world - RI Safir 1998

http://fairuse.nylxs.com DRM is THEFT - We are the STAKEHOLDERS - RI Safir 2002

"Yeah - I write Free Software...so SUE ME"

"The tremendous problem we face is that we are becoming sharecroppers to our own cultural heritage -- we need the ability to participate in our own society."

"> I'm an engineer. I choose the best tool for the job, politics be damned.<
You must be a stupid engineer then, because politcs and technology have been attached at the hip since the 1st dynasty in Ancient Egypt. I guess you missed that one."

© Copyright for the Digital Millennium

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