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Information and Communication Technologies

Information technology, networking and computer systems resources for VET students

Tutorials and Practical exercises

Richard G Baldwin Programming Tutorials

More than 600 tutorials covering Java, Javascript, XML, Python, and C# amongst other materials

Linux Professional Institute (LPI) exam preparation

Self paced tutorials for system administrator certification



Associations and Organisations

Australian Computer Society

The Australian Computer Society is the recognised association for ICT professionals in Australia.


Homepage of the IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

Cisco Network Academy

Announcements, career and course information from CISCO

Dictionaries & AMP and Encyclopaedias


Babel: a glossary of computer orientated abbreviations and acronyms

The Tech Terms Computer Dictionary

Each definition is written using everyday language, to make technical terms and advanced concepts easy

Foldoc - free online dictionary of computing

Free on-line dictionary of computing terms from Imperial College London.


NetLingo has thousands of definitions that explain the online world of business, technology, and communication including the largest collection of Internet acronyms and text messaging shorthand

Webopedia   – IT encyclopedia and learning center

Technical information

Computer Science Student page

Homepage of the noted author William Stallings containing information on mathematics, and researching and writing reports. the tech target library of whitepapers, product literature, webcasts and case studies

Google developers

Google developer resources, including many online videos of recent Google I/O sessions.

Intel developers

Intel hardware developer’s page

Microsoft research

Links to Microsoft research papers

TechRepublic resources Library

TechRepublic has a wide variety of computer related topics


Informaton about technology and how to make the most of it. CNet are part of CBS Interactive

How stuff works

Answers on how a variety of computer related items work

Electronics club

Electronics theory and projects.

Wolfram Mathworld

Extensive range of mathematics resources.

MATLAB and Simulink

Site for MATLAB products and Simulink for model-based design

All about circuits

Online textbooks on electricity and electronics 

Python programming

The official python programming website


VPython is the Python programming language plus a 3D graphics module called "Visual"

Oracle Technology - Java

Free development tools, forums and on line technical sessions

O'Reilly Open Book Project

Free online books from O'Reilly Publishing

HTML for beginners