Thinking Forth edit / delete

Leo Brodie's classic book, now available under a Creative Commons license.

to books etext forth language-design programming rpn software-engineering ... on 24 November 2014

Applied Cryptography Engineering — Quarrelsome edit / delete

A critique of "Applied Cryptography" and "Cryptography Engineering". Interesting reading.

to books cryptography review schneier ... on 03 October 2014

Darwin's Beagle library edit / delete

The library of the Beagle, in digital form, as complete as possible; very impressive work.

to beagle books darwin etext history library ... on 25 August 2014

British Library: Free Data Services edit / delete

The BL catalogue available in convenient formats (note it's also downloadable from I should make ALMS use this as a source; it can't possibly be worse than Amazon's data!

to bibliography books british-library data library xml ... on 01 July 2014

James White Information edit / delete

Reasonably (but not completely) comprehensive guide to the Sector General universe.

to books james-white sector-general sf ... on 27 April 2014

The Harvard Classics / Dr. Eliot's Five Foot Shelf : Free Books : Free Texts : Download & Streaming : Internet Archive edit / delete

"My purpose in selecting- The Harvard Classics was to provide the literary materials from which a careful and persistent reader might gain a fair view of the progress of man observing , recording, inventing, and imagining from the earliest historical times to the close of the nineteenth century."

to books etext history ... on 15 December 2013

Comments on “The Quincunx” from | Simon Morris edit / delete

I really ought to reread this...

to books charles-palliser quincunx ... on 14 December 2013

free-programming-books/ at master · vhf/free-programming-books edit / delete

As the title suggests -- lots of links to books on programming. A bit mixed but there's definitely some good stuff in here.

to ag0700 books etext programming teaching ... on 01 December 2013

The British National Bibliography edit / delete

Interesting for two reasons: you can download their complete list of book records (which would be handy for my "alms" tool), and they have a weekly new books listing, so you can see what books have just come out in the UK...

to bibliography books data library publishing ... on 24 October 2013

Bruce Eckel's MindView, Inc: Thinking in C++ 2nd Edition by Bruce Eckel edit / delete

This C++ book comes highly recommended, and is now freely available. AG0700/AG0803 students may find this useful.

to ag0700 books c++ etext programming ... on 16 September 2012

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