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Finding any books on the internet

Does anybody know a good way to find books to download from the internet using google?

I´ve been using this query:

"index of" "parent directory" "last modified" size description "name of the book" pdf

Sometimes I´m seccessful but I still get a lotta unwanted results.
Does anybody know a better way?
Or an address I can download programming books from?

Tks!

Ronaldo 9
Friday, July 16, 2004

A cute concept. Is this from the "google hacks" book ?

Eli Bendersky
Friday, July 16, 2004

Registering for a 14-day trial membership at InformIT gives you a ticket. In addition, some of these links from my collection offer free online books:

http://oopweb.com/

http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu/lists.html

http://discuss.fogcreek.com/joelonsoftware/default.asp?cmd=show&ixPost=146457&ixReplies=57

http://www.books-on-line.com/bol/DeweyResults.cfm?DeweyP=005

http://www.relisoft.com/book/index.htm

http://mindview.net/Books

http://www.thefreecountry.com/documentation/onlinereferences.shtml

http://www.webendshere.com/books/ebooklinks/microsoftBooks.htm

http://www.rubycentral.com/book/

http://www.faqs.org/docs/artu/

Sathyaish Chakravarthy
Friday, July 16, 2004

Some comp sci texts I have found:
http://www.brpreiss.com/books/opus4/ -- Data Structs & Algs in C++
http://www.nist.gov/dads/ -- Dictionary of Algs & Data Structs
http://lcm.csa.iisc.ernet.in/dsa/index.html -- Data Structs & Algs
http://www.csse.monash.edu.au/~lloyd/tildeAlgDS/ --  Algs and Data Structs
http://www.htdp.org/ -- How to Design Programs
http://www.info.ucl.ac.be/people/PVR/book.html -- Concepts, Techniques and Models of Computer Programming
http://mitpress.mit.edu/sicp/full-text/book/book.html -- Structure and Intrepretation of Computer Programs

Honu
Friday, July 16, 2004

I maybe wrong, but if you are looking for some old classics or some other out of copyright fiction or even some non-fiction, you should be able to spend quite some time at Project Gutenberg (1) or links from sites such as those of John Ockerbloom of the University of Penn. (2). But if you are after Technical Computer Science resources, previous posters have already offered you with a number of links.


Happy reading.

1) http://www.gutenberg.org
2) http://onlinebooks.library.upenn.edu

KayJay
Friday, July 16, 2004

http://www.fetchbook.info/ is a nice book search site for finding cheapest place to buy books...

Honu
Friday, July 16, 2004

Thanks for the help, guys.
But these links are for public books.
I´m actually looking for an unofficial ftp site where I can find the good stuff.
I´m now lookig for:
"Introduction to Algorithms" by Cormen and
"Advanced Programming in the UNIX Environment" by R. Stevens
Any ideas?
Isn´t there like a kazaar for books?

Ronaldo 9
Friday, July 16, 2004

These books are expensive for a person that gets paid in R$ (Brazilian Reais)

Tks!

Ronaldo 9
Friday, July 16, 2004

While there are plenty of poor college students who post here. Many JOS forum posters are professional software developers (we get paid to program). While we had to fork over a lot of money for books and don't like doing so, many of us believe that stealing intellectual property is just plain wrong -- even when the property being stolen is only a couple of expensive computer books.

One Programmer's Opinion
Friday, July 16, 2004

>> Isn´t there like a kazaar for books?

ROTFL! On JoS! You sure have guts. That much I grant you!

.
Friday, July 16, 2004

>>These books are expensive for a person that gets paid >>in R$ (Brazilian Reais)

Cry me a river...

MikeG
Friday, July 16, 2004

Honestly, how long does it take for people who want to illegally copy things to learn they are not going to get much sympathy here?

Aaron F Stanton
Friday, July 16, 2004

Guys if he was to raise his rates so he could afford those books, he wouldn't be able to compete with us to steal our jobs! So cut the poor guy some slack!

Dennis Atkins
Friday, July 16, 2004

Good point, Dennis.  I wonder if Bill Gates would let me skip the ante and just join his next poker game with other billionaires?

Aaron F Stanton
Friday, July 16, 2004

So you want warez. I know a warez site for technical books. It got almost all the best selling programming books that you can buy.

However I can't give you this information on JOS. And besides the free books that other people mentioned and usenet are really everything you may need to learn programming and enhance your skills.

Warez_R_US
Saturday, July 17, 2004

http://tldp.org/

Michael Moser
Saturday, July 17, 2004

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