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Search Engines and Web Portals
- Yahoo!
- AltaVista
- Google
- Northern Light
- Hotbot
- MetaCrawler
- InfoSeek
- About.com
- Overture
- Lycos
- Mamma.com
- GO Network
- MSN Search
- Ask Jeeves
- Internet.com
- ZenSearch
- Scrub the Web
- AliWeb
- Linkmaster
- Webcrawler
- Open Directory Project
- Usenet Addresses Search

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Various Reference Materials
Description: A wide range of reference materials that can be useful and enjoyable.

Dictionary/Thesaurus/Encyclopedia
- Merriam-Webster
- Dictionary.com
- Thesaurus.com
- Encarta
- Britannica.com (commercial)
- YourDictionary.com
- Catholic Encyclopedia
- ARTFL Project: 1913 Webster's Dictionary

Genealogy, Geography and Demographics
- U.S. Census Bureau
- Profiles of the 50 U.S. States
- Country Reports
- CIA World Factbook
- Family Search
- U.C. Berkeley Maps & Cartography
- Ultimates (White Pages, Yellow Pages, more)
- What's in a Name? (human name dictionary)

Language/Translations
- AltaVista's Translation Service
- LEO German/English Dictionary
- travlang's Translating Dictionaries
- Online English-Latin/Latin-English Dictionary
- Gaelic/English, English/Gaelic Dictionary

Literature

- QuoteLand
- Project Gutenberg

Philosophy
- Stanford Encyoclopedia of Philosophy
- Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
- The Secular Web (articles, philosophy)

Psychology
- MentalHelp (learn about mental problems)
Religious/Biblical- Jewish Publication Society Bible (the Torah)
- Bible Gateway (many Bible translations)
- Bible Study Tools
- Christian Classics Ethereal Library
- Easton's Bible Dictionary
- Skeptic's Annotated Bible

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More...
- Government, State, and Regional Resources*
- Current Events
- Religious Resources
* opens a new page

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Politics (also see Government)Description: Sites about politics, political parties, and political issues.
- Vote.com
- The Democratic National Committee
- Republican National Committee
- Loudoun GOP
- Green Party USA
- International Green Party
- Green Party
- Libertarian Party
- Reform Party
- Skeleton Closet
Think Tanks- Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
- The Cato Institute

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Government & Regional Resources

Federal Government
- FirstGov (U.S. Government Portal Site)
- Students.Gov (U.S. government for students)
- List of Executive Departments
Executive Branch
- White House
Executive Departments
- Department of Agriculture
- Agricultural Research Service
- Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service
- Cooperative Research & Extension Service
- Economic Research Service
- Farm Service Agency
- Forestry Service
- National Agricultural Library
- Natural Resources Conservation Service
- Research, Economics & Education
- Rural Development
- Commerce Department
- U.S. Census Bureau
- Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
- Bureau of Export Administration
- FEDWorld
- International Trade Administration (ITA)
- Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)
- National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS)
- Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
- National Ocean Service
- National Technical Information Service
- Telecommunications & Info. Administration
- National Weather Service
- Patent and Trademark Office Database
- Defense Department
- U.S. Army
- U.S. Navy
- Air Force
- Marine Corps
- National Guard
- Joint Chiefs of Staff
- Education Department
- Energy Department

- Environment, Safety and Health
- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
- Los Alamos National Laboratory
- Office of Economic Impact and Diversity
- Office of Science
- Southwestern Power Administration
- Health and Human Services
- Administration of Children and Families
- Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
- Code Talk
- Government National Mortgage Association
- HUD Reading Room
- Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control
- Public and Indian Housing Agencies
- Interior Department
- Bureau of Land Management
- U.S. Geological Survey
- National Park Service
- Justice Department
- Drug Enforcement Agency
- Federal Bureau of Investigation
- Federal Bureau of Prisons
- Immigration and Naturalization Service
- Office of Justice Programs
- United States Marshals Service
- Labor
- Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
- Mine Safety and Health Administration
- Occupational Safety & Health Administration
- State Department
- Transportation

- Bureau of Transportation Statistics
- Coast Guard
- Federal Aviation Administration
- National Transportation Library
- Treasury Department
- Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms
- Bureau of Engraving and Printing
- Bureau of Public Debt
- Executive Office for Asset Forfeiture
- Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
- Financial Crimes Enforcement Network
- Financial Management Service (FMS)
- Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
- Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS)
- Secret Service
- US Customs Service
- U.S. Mint
Legislative Branch
- House of Representatives
- Senate
House Committees
- List of Member Offices
- Speaker of the House
- Committee on Agriculture
- Committee on Appropriations
- Committee on Armed Services
- Committee on the Budget
- Committee on Education & Workforce
- Committee on Energy and Commerce
- Committee on Financial Services
- Committee on Government Reform
- Committee on House Administration
- Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
- Committee on International Relations
- Committee on the Judiciary
- Committee on Resources
- Committee on Rules
- Committee on Science
- Committee on Small Business
- Committee on Standards of Official Conduct
- Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
- Committee on Veterans Affairs
- Committee on Ways and Means
- Joint Economic Committee
- Joint Committee on Printing
- Joint Committee on Taxation
- Select Committee on Homeland Security

Senate Committees
- Agriculture, Nutrition, And Forestry Committee
- Appropriations Committee
- Armed Services Committee
- Banking, Housing, And Urban Affairs
- Budget Committee
- Commerce, Science, And Transportation
- Energy And Natural Resources Committee
- Environment And Public Works Committee
- Finance Committee
- Foreign Relations Committee
- Governmental Affairs Committee
- Judiciary Committee
- Health, Education, Labor And Pensions
- Rules And Administration Committee
- Small Business Committee
- Veterans' Affairs Committee
- Senate Select Committee On Intelligence
- Senate Select Committee On Ethics
- Senate Committee On Indian Affairs
- Senate Special Committee On Aging
- Joint Economic Committee
- Joint Committee on Printing
- Joint Committee On Taxation
- Joint Committee On The Library Of Congress

Agencies of the Legislative Branch
- Government Printing Office
- General Services Administration
- Federal Domain Name Registration
- Library of Congress
- Thomas
Judicial Branch
- Supreme Court
- The Federal Judiciary


Independent Federal Agencies
- Advisory Council on Historic Preservation
- American Battle Monuments Commission
- Central Intelligence Agency
- Commodity Futures Trading Commission
- Consumer Product Safety Commission
- Corporation for National Service
- Environmental Protection Agency
- Equal Opportunity Emplyment Commission
- Farm Credit Administration
- Federal Communications Commission
- Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
- Federal Election Commission
- Federal Emegency Management Agency
- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
- Federal Labor Relations Authority (FLRA)
- Federal Maritime Commission

- Federal Reserve System (FRS):
- Board of Governors of the FRS
- Federal Reserve Banks
- Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board
- Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
- General Services Administration (GSA)
- Federal Consumer Information Center

- Institute of Museum and Library Services
- International Broadcasting Bureau
- International Joint Commission
- Merit Systems Protection Board
- NASA
- National Archives a Records Administration
- National Capital Planning Commission
- Commission on Libraries and Information Science
- National Council on Disability
- National Credit Union Administration
- National Endowment for the Arts (NEA)
- National Endowment for the Humanities
- National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC)
- National Mediation Board (NMB)
- National Railroad Passenger Corporation
- National Science Foundation (NSF)
- National Transportation Safety Board
- Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
- US Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board
- Occupational Safety and Health Administration
- Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight
- Office of Personnel Management
- Office of Special Counsel
- Overseas Private Investment Corporation
- Peace Corps
- Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation
- Postal Rate Commission
- Railroad Retirement Board (RRB)
- Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
- Selective Service System (SSS)
- Small Business Administration
- Social Security Administration
- Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
- Thrift Savings Plan (TSP)
- U.S. Agency for International Development
- US Arms Control & Disarmament Agency
- United States International Trade Commission

District of Columbia & D.C. Metro Area
- Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority
- Washington D.C. Tourist Web
- Maps of Washington
- dcpages.com
- Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
- EZ-Pass (automatic toll payment)

Museums
- National Gallery of Art
- Smithsonian Institution (full list of museums)
- Smithsonian American Art Museum
- Smithsonian National Portraits Gallery
- Smithsonian Hirshhorn Art Museum

State of Maryland
- Office of the Governor
- Secretary of State
- Maryland Mass Transit (MARC Rail, etc.)
- Maryland State Arts Council
- EZ-Pass (automatic toll payment)

Major Cities
- City of Annapolis (capital)
- City of Baltimore
- City of Frederick
- City of Rockville
- City of Frostburg
- City of Cumberland

State of Virginia
Note: Includes some local content.
- Homepage of the Commonwealth of Virginia
- Office of the Governor
- Department of Motor Vehicles
- Department of Education
- Virgina State Police
- WNTW AM Radio


City of Richmond (Capital of Virginia)
- Official Site

Loudoun County
- Official County Web Site
- Loudoun County Public Schools
- Town of Leesburg (official site)
- Town of Purcellville (official site)
- Town of Round Hill (official site)
- Extensive List of Loudoun Links
- Equestrian Life

Prince William County
- Prince William County Government Online
- Prince William County Schools
- Town of Dumfries Information (unofficial site)

Winchester & Clark County
- City of Winchester (official site)
- The Winchester Star (local news)
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Humor
- The Onion (newspaper satire)
- Bin Laden Liquors (shoot bin Laden game)
- MadBlast (see the Bombing bin Laden Song)
- Adequacy ("news for grown-ups")

- Jokes 2000
- Fade to Black
- Bull's Hit
- JOECARTOON
- National Lampoon
- Random Hat
- Space Moose
- The Hampster Dance
- Bob Rivers Twisted Tunes
- Satire Wire
- Ironic Time
- The Darwin Awards
- This Modern World
- Snopes (urban legends)
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Science
- ScienceDaily
- New Scientist
- The Online Gadfly (environmentalism)

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Educational Resources
- ACTs (college preparation testing)
- CollegeLink (college application service)
- College Board (includes SAT and AP info)
- American Council on Education
- GED Information
- State Council of Higher Education of VA
- U.S. Department of Education
- American Association of Community Colleges
- Virginia Department of Education
- Schools In Loudoun County
Colleges and

UniversitiesVirginia
- James Madison University (VA)
- George Mason University (Northern VA)
- Mary Washington College (Fredericksburg, VA)
- University of Virginia
- Virginia Tech
- Virginia Commonwealth University (VA)
- Marymount University (Arlington, VA)
- Randolph-Macon College
- Old Dominion University
- Northern Virginia Community College
- Lord Fairfax Community College
- Patrick Henry College (Purcellville, VA)
Maryland and Washington, D.C.
- Frostburg University (Frostburg, MD)
- University of Maryland
- University of the District of Columbia
- American University (Washington, DC)
- Howard University (Washington, D.C.)
- George Washington University (D.C.)
- Georgetown University (D.C.)
- Strayer University (D.C.)
Other States
- Stanford (California)
- UCLA (California)
- Yale (Connecticut)
- Harvard (Massachusetts)
- MIT (Massachusetts)
- University of Massachusetts Amherst
- Columbia (New York)
- Cornell (New York)
- New York University
- Syracuse University (New York)
- City University of New York (CUNY)
- City College of CUNY
- Hunter College of CUNY
- Culinary Institue of America (New York)
- Duke University (North Carolina)
- University of Pennsylvania
- List of American Universities (national listing)

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Music (Bands, Individuals, Info)
- Essentials of Music
- Classical Music Pages
- Classical Net
* indicates the site is official.
Rock 'N Roll & Pop
- The Beatles*
- Don McLean
- The Kingsmen*
- The Rolling Stones*
- Bob Dylan*
- Eric Clapton*
* indicates the site is official.

Folk and Country
- Folksong Index
- Arlo Guthrie*
- Leonard Cohen*
* indicates the site is official.

1990s & 21st Century Pop Music
- Britney Spears*
- N'Sync*
- Celine Dion*
- Smashing Pumpkins*
- Christina Aguilera*
- Backstreet Boys*
- Jennifer Lopez*
* indicates the site is official.

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Art
- Smithsonian Institution
- Mark Harden's Artchive
- Printed Matter
- National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.)
- National Museum of American Art
- The Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, NY)
- The Smart-Ass Guide to Art
- Museum of Women in the Arts (D.C.)

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Religion & Spirituality
Note: Also see the Reference Section
- American Interfaith Institute
- Religious Tolerance (information on religions)
- Presbytarian Church (USA)
- American Anglican Council
- House Shadow Drake (traditional witchcraft)
- Southern Baptist Convention (requires Java)
- The Holy See (official Catholic/Vatican site)
- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

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Sites for Kids
- Yahooligans (Yahoo for kids)
- Prongo (games, education, humor)
- Prongo

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E-Commerce (Commercial)
Description: Listed below are numerous commercial resources available on the Internet.
- Virginia Businesses Online
- BizRate (ranks e-commerce sites)


General
(Covers Two or More Categories)
- Amazon.com
- Priceline.com
- Macys.com
- eBay (auctions)
- BlueLight.com (K-Mart)
- Borders
- Barnes and Noble
- Walmart
Computers
- CompUSA
- Cheap Bytes
- Egghead.com
- Dirt Cheap Drives
- Tiger Direct
- The Chip Merchant
- Apple Store
- Gigabuys
Books
- Amazon.com Books
- Bigwords
- Prometheus Books
- Strand Books
- See Sharp Press
- Textbooks.com
Music
- CDNow (music and movies)
- Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
- Music1Search
- CDQuest
- Tower Records
- Great Music
- cdUSA
- CheckOut.com
Clothes
- Banana Republic
- Express Fashion
- Lands' End
- DKNY
- Nautica Jeans
- Nike
- Lee Jeans
- Arnold Hatters, Inc.
- Elegance LTD
Toys
- ToysRUs.com (toys; electronic games)
- eToys
Food/Flowers/Chocolates/Beverages
- 1-800-FLOWERS
- TasteOfWine

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News & MediaAmerican News Publications
- MSNBC
- CNN.com
- Associated Press
- New York Times
- Chicago Tribune
- ABC News
- Roll Call (news)
- CBS News
- Baltimore Sun
- Boston Herald
- Yahoo! News
- PBS Newshour
- newsday
- U.S. News
- Washington Times
- USA Today
- DefennseLink
- Washington Post
- Wall Street Journal
- National Public Radio
- Consortium News
- Fox News
- Philadelphia City Paper
- White House News
- Philadelphia Weekly
- Houston Chronicle
- Miami New Times
- Palm Beach Post
- Dallas Morning News
- Christian Science Monitor
- Detroit Free Press
- Atlanta Journal-Constitution

International News Publications
- International Herald Tribune (Europe, America)
- The Toronto Star (Canada)
- CBC News Online (Canada)
- London Times & Sunday Times (Britain)
- The Irish Times (Ireland)
- BBC Online Network (Britain)
- Guardian Unlimited (Britain)
- Deutsche Welle (Germany)
- France-Presse (France)
- French News (France)
- The Jerusalem Post (Israel)
- Islamic Republic News Agency (Middle East)
- South China Morning Post (China)
- Bangkok Post (Thailand)
- Hindustan Times (India)
- The Korea Herald (South Korea)
- Daily Telegraph (Austrailia)

Magazines
Editorials, Opinions, Pundits
- Time Magazine
- Newsweek
- Salon
- Buzzflash
- Mother Jones
- Slate
- OnlineJournal
- The Nation
- WorldNet Daily
- The Drudge Report
- Arianna Online
- OpinionJournal
- Village Voice (New York paper)

Weather
- The Weather Channel
- WxUSA
- National Hurricane Center (U.S. Government)


Business/Financial News
- Bloomberg.com
- CBS Marketwatch
- The Economist
- Red Herring
- BusinessWire
- Forbes Magazine
- CNNfn
Note: See the business/finance/banking section for more resources.

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Computer-RelatedCompanies (get support, sales, drivers, etc.)Description: Various companies offer updates to their software via the Web. You can often buy their products online straight from the company or find them in stores.

- Microsoft (Games, Word Processors, OSes)
- Advanced Micro Devices (CPUs, hardware)
- Apple (Apple- and Macintosh-related)
- 3Com and U.S. Robotics (Internet devices)
- Creative Labs (Soundblaster, media hardware)
- Symantec (Norton AntiVirus, compilers, etc.)
- Macromedia (Flash, web publishing, etc.)
- Adobe (publishing-related software)
- Hewlett-Packard (merged with Compaq)
- Allied Telesyn (network hardware)
- LinkSys (network hardware)

- Dell
- Gateway
- Sony
- Matrox (video cards)
- Transmeta (CPUs)
- Caldera (UNIX solutions)
- Epson
- NEC
- Toshiba
- RhinoSoft
- Intel (CPUs, hardware)
- Sun (UNIX solutions)

Operating Systems & Emulation

Windows and Windows-Related


Description: The Windows family of operating systems is the most common in the world.
- Windows (commercial, most common OS)
- WINE (free)
- PetrOS
- ReactOS
- DR-DOS (may be useful on obsolete computers)
- FreeDOS (free DOS implementation)


Apple/Macintosh


Description: Apple's Macintosh operating system is one of the most enduring.
- MacOS (commercial; also see Apple)


BSD, UNIX, & Linux


Description: UNIX operating systems are among the most powerful in the world.
- FreeBSD (free)
- NetBSD (free)
- OpenBSD (free)
- Solaris by Sun
- Darwin (alt link)
- BSD/OS (formerly BSDi)
- Linux/m68k
- HURD
- Xandros
- Linux (general info.)
- Red Hat Linux
- Slackware Linux
- SuSE Linux
- Debian GNU/Linux
- Yellow Dog Linux
- MkLinux
- XBox Linux
- PlayStation 2 Linux

Other
- Amiga (commercial)
- Bochs (x86 emulation)
- DOSEMU for Linux


Where to Download Software and Drivers


Description: These services mostly provide software for multiple platforms. Shareware is software you may try but must pay for after a certain period of time. Open source software is free to download, with source code, and change.
- Tucows
- NoNags
- Download.com
- CWS Software
- DaveCentral
- Free Software
- SimTelNet
- NetLib Repository
- UltraSoftware
- Freeware Files.com
- GNU Software Archive
- FreshMeat.Net
- Linux Online Applications
- LinuxISO

Multi-Platform Software

Description: Many of the products offered here are free to download. Shareware and commercial products are denoted and must be paid for. Note: Many Microsoft products are available for Windows and MacOS.
- Microsoft Internet Explorer Web Browser
- Opera Browser*
- Microsoft Office*
- StarOffice*
- AbiWord
- StuffIt!*
- ICQ (chat service; free)
- Mozilla
- Real Audio*
- Corel WordPerfect
- Eudora* (e-mail client)
Note: * indicates commercial; non-commercial may be freely downloaded Windows and DOS

Software
Description:
The information here is provided mainly for 32-bit Windows OSes that are at least as new as Windows 95. The software listed here is not natively available on other platforms in general.
- Pegasus E-mail (Windows only)
- FTP Explorer (FTP client)
- Winzip (Windows shareware archive utility)
- mIRC (IRC chat client; Windows shareware)
- WinAmp (program for playing MP3 music)
- DJGPP (32-bit compiler for DOS)
- CDex (copy CD tracks to *.wav or *.mp3)
- PuTTy (free telnet and SSH client)
- Minimalist GNU For Windows (C/C++ Compiler)


Linux and UNIX Client Software

Note: Much of what is listed here will work on MacOS 10.x and up because of Apple's Darwin foundation.
- GCC (compiler for, C, C++, Java, and more)
- BitchX (IRC client for UNIX)
- ircII (IRC client for UNIX)
- KDE (UNIX desktop environment)
- XFree86 (Window system for UNIX)
- GIMP (free graphics editor for Linux)
- ELM (text-based UNIX e-mail client)
- PINE (mail, news, and text program)
- GNOME (UNIX desktop environment)
- Linux Kernel Source (get the latest kernel)
- Transgaming Technologies


Macintosh Client-Side Software


Note: Includes MacOS 10.x specific software and previous MacOS software. MacOS 10.x will function with many UNIX programs.
- Ircle (IRC chat client; Mac shareware)
- Snak (another IRC client)
- OpenOSX (various Mac tools)


Multi-Platform Server Software

Description: Software here compiles on or is available in binary for many different OSes. UNIX softward will most likely compile on MacOS 10.x Server.
- Apache Software Foundation
- ConferenceRoom (commerical IRC server)
- JSentry Proxy (UNIX and Windows)
- Darwin Streaming Server (Internet radio)
- mod_ssl (free Apache SSL implementation)


Windows Server Software
- Internet Information Server (Windows NT)
- Serv-U FTP Server (Windows shareware)
- Microsoft Proxy Server


UNIX & Linux Server Software
- thttpd
- AOLServer
- BNC (UNIX IRC proxy)
- Bahamut (IRC server)
- Eggdrop (help here)
- fnord (small HTTPD)
- Sendmail (e-mail server; UNIX freeware)
- OpenSSH (secure replacement for telnet)
- gShield (GPL Linux proxy server)
- ADJE Web Mail (PERL Web e-mail interface)
- OpenSSL (open source encryption algorithm)

Note: GPL (GNU Public Liscense) software is software that is released under a liscense making it free to distribute, in binary and source code form, and use provided any modifications you make be made public with source code. See the GNU Web site for more information.


Macintosh Server Software
- 4D WebStar (commercial Web server)
- Interaction (commercial Web server)


Software to Protect Your Computer

Description: Software and information you can use to protect your computer. AntiVirus software is of particular interest to the end user.
- Norton AntiVirus (commercial)
- Norton Personal Firewall (commercial)
- Norton Internet Security (commercial)
- Macintosh Security Site


Note: Also see Security Focus for information on various malicious cracks and how to protect yourself.

Hand Held Computers
- Palm.com (Personal digital assistants, Palm OS)
- PocketPC.com (Microsoft Pocket PC innovations)
- Windows Embedded Operating Systems
- Windows Powered Mobile Devices
- ZaurUX (Linux PDA resources)


Playing/Trading/Downloading Multimedia

Description: These pages provide links to various places to trade music and other forms of media like images and movies. Copyright laws apply and make sure you understand them. Note: See software sections to get specific software for editing and playing these media.
- Real Audio (downloaded or streaming audio)
- Napster (trade music)
- Audio Galaxy (trade music)
- KaZaA (trade music, video, images)
- MP3.com (downloads, band info)


Web/Graphics Design

Description: The resources in this section provide the user with software and tutorials for designing Web sites and other things.
Companies & Software
- Adobe (commercial; provides many design tools)
- Jasc (Paint Shop Pro; shareware download)
- Macromedia (Dreamweaver, Shockwave, more)
- PhotoShop Tutorials (learn PhotoShop tricks)
- artSavant (3D graphics; some PhotoShop)
- Adobe PhotoShop for the Web
- GIMP (free graphics editor for Linux)
- Best of PhotoShop Help Links


Tutorials
- Paint Shop Pro Tutorial Links
- Abstract Dimensions


Computer News and Tech Support
- ZDNet
- News.com
- Windows Help
- WinFiles
- Internet News
- Daemon News (BSD-related news)
- TechWeb Technology Encyclopedia
- MobiliX (support for UNIX on laptops)
- Linux on Laptop Help


Programming & Web Design Resources

- Microsoft Developer's Network (MSDN)
- Official Java Web Site
- Bloodshed Software (programming tools)
- FreeCode (get code for various languages)
- DevX
- Linux Shell Scripting Guide

Programming: C, C++, and C#
- cplusplus.com
- Cprogramming.com
- C/C++ Reference
- C Functions List
- C++ Glossary
- C/C++ User's Journal
- C++ Boost
- Dennis Ritchie's Homepage (creator of C)
- Bjarne Stroustrup's Homepage (creator of C++)
- C# Introduction and Overview
- Open Directory C++ Section (links)
- C++ Programming Howto
- C/C++ - Programs, Source codes, Links, Forums
- How C Programming Works

Programming:
PERL
- Official Perl Web Site & O'Reilly's Perl Resource
- A Tutorial
- Comprehensive PERL Archive Network
- The PERL Journal

Programming:
Python
-
Python.org (Includes a tutorial)
- Dive into Python
- WebDocs.org
- Python Quick Reference

Programming:
AppleScript
- AppleScript (official site)

Web Content Delivery:
General
- CodeAve (Active Server Pages, JavaScript)
- mtWeb


Web Content Delivery:
Active Server Pages & .NET
- ASP.NET
- 4GuysFromRolla.com
- ASP Guide
- ASP101
- Mono
- Learn ASP
- Apache::ASP (Apache port of ASP)
- Sun ONE ASP (ASP on UNIX; commercial)
- Instant ASP (ASP on UNIX; commercial)

Web Content Delivery:
CGI
- Matt's Script Archives
- cgic (C library for CGI)
- CGI Resource Index
- CGI Programming FAQ
- The CGI Expo
- Zhanshou's Tutorial
- W3C's CGI Resource
- CGI in Visual Basic
- CGI in Python
- NT Web Server Guide

Web Content Delivery:
PHP

- PHP (a hypertext preprocessor, like ASP)
- asp2php (convert ASP to PHP)


Web Content Delivery:
Client-Side
- MS Web Server Q&A
- JavaScript Source
- Advanced HTML Guide
- JavaScript Kit
- getElementById.com
- Dynamic Drive
- HotScripts
- Netscape DevEdge
- DHTMLKitchen
- JavaScript Examples
- Netscape JavaScript Reference: 1.3, 1.5
- Netscape JavaScript Guides: 1.3, 1.5
- 15 Seconds (Microsoft server development)

Internet IP, Domain, and Standards

Description: The Internet is governed by various standards. Domains are what individuals and companies buy to have a distinct presence on the Internet. Use the tools below to research domain-related issues. Megapipe Communications can offer you additional information on hosting a domain if you contact us or look over our hosting services.
- BetterWhois (domain name whois)
- Network Solutions Domain Name WHOIS
- American Registry for Internet Numbers
- Internet Assigned Numbers Athority
- Network Solutions
- NeuLevel (operates .biz domains)
- Internet FAQ Consortium
- W3C (organization in charge of Web standards)


Vintage Computing & Computer Novelties
- Unoffical QBASIC Site
- CP/M
- Unofficial CP/M Site
- Newton Hall of Fame
- Planet Newton
- Multicians (Multics fans)
- Minix (small UNIX system)
- This Old Newt
- Newton Reference
- Obsolete Computer Museum
- Stanford Wearables Lab

Other Computer-Related Sites
- PriceWatch (computer hardware prices)
- GNU (Free Software Foundation)
- DDJ Microprocessor Center
- Security Focus (computer security news)


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Internet Message Boards
- Google Groups (Web access to Newsgroups)
- UseNet.org (information on Newsgroups)
- Yahoo! Message Boards (requires registration)

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Electronic Gaming
Description: Web sites that sell software for electronic gaming or provide information on the subject. Includes both computer games and home console systems.
Game Companies
- Blizzard
- InterPlay
- Microsoft Games
- Sierra
- id Software
- Sega
- Raven
- Acclaim
- Nintendo
- Atari
- 3DO

Console Game Systems
- Microsoft XBOX
- Nintendo (Nintendo 64, NES, SNES)
- Sony Playstation


Where to Consumer Games On the Internet
-
MSN Zone (play Microsoft games online)
- Battle.net (for Blizzard games)
- MPlayer
- Transgaming Technologies


Web-Based Games
Note: Simple games that can be played in your Web browser. Also see the Children's section.
- MSN Zone (many Web-based games)
- NickJR (games for very young kids)
- PBSKids (games for very young kids)


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Television & Movies
Fanclubs, Resources, Databases
- The Internet Movie Database
- TV Central
- TV Guide
TV Networks
- NBC, MSNBC, CNBC
- UPN
- CBS
- MTV Online
- Nick at Nite & TVLand
- SciFi Channel
- Cartoon Network
- Lifetime
- PBS
- FOX
- ABC
- USA Network
- E!
- A&E
- WB

Popular Movies and Shows
- Official Star Trek Page
- Frasier
- The Simpsons
- Lord of the Rings
- Married With...Children
- Star Wars Page
- Ally McBeal
- Friends
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Sports
- ABC Sports
- NFL
- NASCAR
- New York Yankees
- Los Angeles Dodgers
- New York Mets
- Atlanta Braves
- Baltimore Orioles
- Texas Rangers
- ESPN
- NBA
- Washington Redskins
- Greenbay Packers
- New York Giants
- Washington Wizards
- L.A. Lakers
- New York Knicks
- Philadelphia Sixers

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Telephony
- Verizon (formerly GTE and Bell Atlantic)
- AT&T Home Service
- Sprint
- Ultimate Communications (Calling Cards)
- AT&T Prepaid Service (Calling Cards)
- Sprint Prepaid Services (Calling Cards)
- AIM Phonecard (AOL prepaid service)


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Real Estate
- Prudential Real Estate
- Apartments.com


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Travel
- Association of European Railroads
- European Railways Youthpasses (for under 26)
- MTA (travel the NYC tri-state area)
- Peter Pan Bus (east coast travel)

- United Airlines
- American Airlines
- Greyhound Bus
- TG Tours
- Amtrak
- Trans World Airlines
- Iceland Air
- Travel Winds

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Business/Finance/Banking
Note: You may also want to see the Business/Financial Subsection under News/Press-Related.

List of Banks
- CitiBank
- First Union
- The Middleburg Bank
- Bank of America
Stocks
- NASDAQ - dowjones.com
Online Payment Services
- PayPal
- BillPoint (service of eBay)
- Yahoo! PayDirect
- BidPay (from Western Union)
- U.S. Postal Service Payment Services


Consumer Protection
- Paypalwarning.com



Automotive
- Saturn
- General Motors
- Subaru of America
- Trak Auto
- Volvo
- Ford Motor Company
- Volkswagen
- Cadillac
- Subaru of America

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