Category: Resources

5 Reasons You Should Learn SQL

Let me tell you a story … In 2002, I was interviewing for a database support position and feeling pretty good about my chances. I’d been working with Microsoft Access for a few years, everyone at the last job knew me as the expert and general tech guru and...

Cuddling up with Python

In my last post, I talked about getting started with programming and software development and I mentioned that a programming career means continually learning new languages and technologies. In that spirit, one of my goals for 2022 is to finally become proficient with the Python language which I’ve played...

Check out our online courses!

Sharing knowledge has always been the purpose of this site and now, Comeau Software Solutions has its own collection of online courses through Teachable.com! Early in 2020, I started designing some video-based courses and posting them on YouTube and Udemy.com. Now you can find all current and future courses...

Learning a New (Human) Language in 2020

April’s lockdown gave a lot of us some extra time to play with and some people took it as an opportunity to learn new skills or start side projects. At the same time, I found myself working on a new project with people who barely spoke English, if at...

My Virtual Vacation and Free Stuff

Summer vacation has mercifully arrived for me and my students.  Unlike many teachers, I’m at the school through most of the Summer.  My students get three weeks off – I get one week followed by a couple weeks of what will essentially be teacher workdays.  Judging from the sympathetic...

Ocala Area Hiring Events: August 11 – 31, 2016

The following hiring events are being held by CareerSource Citrus / Levy Marion from August 11 to 31. Some events require registration through EmployFlorida.com. Please see the flyers for complete details or visit the EmployFlorida website....

A Couple of Notes on Cloud Computing

Years ago, when I was making do with the limited computer equipment that I could afford, I never dreamed that I would one day be able to login to a website, plug in a few specs about the machine I wanted and then, a few minutes later, log into...

A Return to Programming

I’ve been working on a number of different projects lately, from I.T. networking to a book on MySQL, so I haven’t had as much reason to break out the programming tools as I used to. If not used regularly, programming skills can get a little rusty or even disappear...

ASP.NET for Beginners

If you’ve been wanting to learn how to design websites with ASP.NET, here’s your chance! Check out my latest three-part series on OcalaITPros.com where I explain the basics of Microsoft’s ASP.NET framework and how it’s used to create dynamic websites. This series will guide you through creating and publishing...

Learning a New Language Online

Learning a new language has always been a challenging task whether you’re satisfying a class requirement in school, moving to a new country or adding a new language for work or recreation. The fact is that we take years to become proficient with our first languages from the time...