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08-10-2003, 09:54 PM
I have decided to compile a list of every book, piece of software and tutorial site that I know of, this list is designed to give first time programmers an idea of the materials available to them. I have also decided to add Web page resource books here as well.

PHP and MYSQL for Dummies by Valade
PHP and MySQL Web Development, 2nd edition by Luke Welling and Laura Thomson
Sun Certified Programmer & Developer for Java 2 Study Guide (Exam 310-035 & 310-027) by Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates
HTML for the World Wide Web with XHTML and CSS: Visual QuickStart Guide, Fifth Edition by Elizabeth Castro
Programming C# by Jesse Liberty
JavaScript: the Definitive Guide by David Flanagan
Dreamweaver MX Bible by Joseph W. Lowery
Designing with Web Standards by Jeffrey Zeldman
Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture (The Addison-Wesley Signature Series) by Martin Fowler
ASP.NET Unleashed by Stephen Walther
The C Programming Language (Prentice Hall Software Series) by Brian W. Kernighan and Dennis M. Ritchie
Struts in Action by Ted Husted and Craig R. McClanahan
Sams Teach Yourself Java 2 in 21 Days (Sams Teach Yourself) by Laura Lemay and Rogers Cadenhead
Design patterns : elements of reusable object-oriented software by Erich Gamma, Richard Helm, Ralph Johnson and John Vissides
Sams Teach Yourself SQL in 10 Minutes (Sams Teach Yourself) by Ben Forta
ASP.NET for Dummies by Bill Hatfield
MySQL, 2nd edition by Paul Dubois
Programming PHP by Rasmus Lerdorf and Kevin Tatroe
Programming Perl by Larry Wall, Tom Christiansen and Jon Orwant
JavaScript and DHTML Cookbook by Danny Goodman
Sams Teach Yourself C++ in 21 Days (Sams Teach Yourself) by Jesse Liberty
Java in a Nutshell by David Flanagan
Pure Visual Basic 6 (Pure) by Dan Fox
Applied Microsoft .NET Framework Programming by J Richter
Tricks of the 3D Game Programming Gurus: Advanced 3D Graphics and Rasterization by Andre LaMothe
JavaScript for the World Wide Web (Visual QuickStart Guide) by Tom Negrino and Dori Smith
HTML and XHTML: the Definitive Guide by Chuck Musciano, Bill Kennedy
Mastering Regular Expressions by Jeffrey E. F. Freidl
Programming Jakarta Struts by Chuck Cavaness
Dynamic HTML - the Definitive Reference by Danny Goodman
Visual Basic.Net Core Reference (Core Reference) by F. Balena
Learning Perl by Randal L. Schwartz and Tom Phoenix
HTML Pocket Reference by Jennifer Niederst
Web Design in a Nutshell by Jennifer Niederst
DirectX 9 Graphics Programmers Guide by Corporation Microsoft
Symbian OS C++ for Mobile Phones by Richard Harrison
Head First Java by Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates
Visual Basic.NET for Dummies (For Dummies) by Wallace Wang
C# Unleashed (Unleashed) by Joseph Mayo
Math for 3D Game Programming and Computer Graphics by Lengyel
Visual Basic 6 for Dummies (For Dummies) by Wallace Wang
Effective C++: 50 Specific Ways to Improve Your Programs and Designs (Addison-Wesley Professional Computing Series) by S. Meyers
C# for Dummies (For Dummies) by Stephen Davis
Sinclair ZX Spectrum Basic Programming by Steven Vickers

DarkBASIC Professional - write 3D games, applications & presentations by FastTrak
Visual Basic .NET Standard 2003 by Microsoft
Visual C# .NET Standard 2003 by Microsoft
Borland C++ Builder Personal 6.0 Full System by Borland
Visual Studio .NET Enterprise Developer 2003 by Microsoft
Programming in Java Beginners & Intermediate by BVG
Borland C++ Builder 6.0 Professional Full System by Borland
Borland C++ Builder 6.0 Enterprise Full System by Borland
JBuilder 8.0 Enterprise by Borland
Visual C++ .NET Standard 2003 by Microsoft
C++ Builder 6 Enterprise Upgrade From C++ Builder Pro by Borland
C++ Builder 6.0 Professional Scholar by Borland

Tutorial and Resource sites
C++ Index (http://cs.nmhu.edu/personal/curtis/cs1htmlfiles/Cs1text.htm)
C Programming.com (http://www.cprogramming.com)
Game Tutorials (http://www.gametutorials.com/)
C++ Programming (http://www.temporaldoorway.com/programming/index.htm)
Green Tea Press (http://www.greenteapress.com/index.html)
NeHe Productions (http://nehe.gamedev.net/)
Open Book Project (http://www.ibiblio.org/obp/thinkCS/)
VB Site (http://www.planet-source-code.com/)
Function X (http://www.functionx.com/)
Programmers Resources (http://www.bloodshed.net/index.html)
Free compilers (http://www.bloodshed.net/compilers/index.html)
Free Borland Compiler (http://www.borland.com/products/downloads/download_cbuilder.html)

This is the shortened :eek: version of my post. I hope you will add more books, Software, tutorial and resources sites to this list. I would also like to remind you that this post is designed to help beginners find what they need. Anyone who wishes to clean up my post and make it more presentable can do. I hope this post gets a lot of use.