For 2023 - we are now fully retired from IT training.
We have made many, many friends over 25 years of teaching about Python, Tcl, Perl, PHP, Lua, Java, C and C++ - and MySQL, Linux and Solaris/SunOS too. Our training notes are now very much out of date, but due to upward compatability most of our examples remain operational and even relevant ad you are welcome to make us if them "as seen" and at your own risk.
Lisa and I (Graham) now live in what was our training centre in Melksham - happy to meet with former delegates here - but do check ahead before coming round. We are far from inactive - rather, enjoying the times that we are retired but still healthy enough in mind and body to be active!
I am also active in many other area and still look after a lot of web sites - you can find an index ((here))
The Horse's Mouth - Ezine reader's index
"The Horse's Mouth" is an online magazine - the ramblings of Graham Ellis.
I'm very fortunate to come across a lot of interesting people in my work,
and they inspire me to think and to write. You'll find a mixture of
technical tips on the subjects we teach, things we have learnt from our
own website and wider, and pictures, thoughts and wider comment.
The beauty of the net is that you can search and read as much - or as
little - as you like.
You can even add your comments
if you wish; although we can't offer you the
same anonimity nor a "freedom of speech", I'm going to encourage you
to post of views that don't agree with mine and
only in what I consider to be exceptional circumstances will I remove
or modify your material.
Strings, Garbage Collection and Variable Scope in C++Throwing your own exception in C++, and catching itUsing C and C++ functions in the same program - how to do itSeparating groups of variables into namespacesPictures from the Birkenhead to Belfast crossingOn the way to the course this weekComments in and on Perl - a case for extreme OO programmingMelksham Carnival - getting ready for 2011Databases - why data is split into separate tables, and how to join themINSERT, DELETE, REPLACE and UPDATE - changing the content of SQL tablesObject Orientation in an hour and other Perl LecturesMacBook Air - hardware and system reviewLots of things to do with and within a C++ classC++ - a complete example with polymorphism, and how to split it into project filesZyliana Kyrei CoxLonghope HotelMake - automating the commands for building and installingGetting your C++ program to runPositively reforming the system - could it be done?Views of Melksham - November 2010Computer Graphics is fun - even if Java Applets are Old HatString handling - from first steps to practical examplesWhat is a universal superclass? Java / Perl / Python / Other OO languagesJava Beans, tag libraries and JSPs - what and why.After Course Resources - do we publish sample answers. Example from Java Exceptions module.Changing a Servlet - more that just editing and compilingGathering information - logging - with log4j. First steps.Least Common Ancestor - what is it, and a Least Common Ancestor algorithm implemented in PerlJava - basic rules for arithmetic, variables and conversionDoing several things at the same time - Java threadsFresh Paint - Java ArraysSetting up individual variables, and arrays, in Java - some commented examplesLooking back and forward personally - 6 years each waySending out an email containing HTML from within a PHP pageHow to display information from a database within a web pageBirth Notice - Aeryn Cassandra EllisRail services back to Radstock?Coincidence, or Conspiracy - a wrong email addressGet all your ducks in a row ... and they may turn into swans Liquorice allsorts and Dolly Mixtures
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This is a page archived from The Horse's Mouth at
the diary and writings of Graham Ellis.
Every attempt was made to provide current information at the time the
page was written, but things do move forward in our business - new software
releases, price changes, new techniques. Please check back via
our main site for current courses,
prices, versions, etc - any mention of a price in "The Horse's Mouth"
cannot be taken as an offer to supply at that price.
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Link to Blogging home page (to add comments).