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Search for parts: All American, Allied, Arrow, Avnet, Digi-Key, Future, Jameco, McMaster, Mouser, Newark, NuHorizons, Rochester, Schuster, TTI

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Programming & Computers

Fix Microsoft Bugs, find IT Solutions

Download bootdisks for any OS

Sourcecode locations: Sourcebank, Snippets, Programmer's Heaven, Sharehouse, CodeProject

Programming numerical recipes, plus Dr.Dobbs C Users' Journal

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News of the Weird

Changes last made on August 5, 2014  -  contact me: bill at billhoyt dot net