Introduction to Computer Science for non-majors I by James Tam Return to the course web page

Getting started as a new Computer Science student

More information about the course and your computer accounts

  Where to pick up information about your computer account (login name, interim password, rules for using the system).
  The Computer lab (where is it located, hours of operation etc)
  Sources of help / who should you go to when you want ask various types of questions


Information on how to connect to the Computer Science computers from home

  Information about secure shell & Putty


Other miscellaneous links

  Considering buying a computer or upgrading?
  Documentation for Python translator Or
  Getting started in Java: Tutorials created by Oracle
  A list of some commonly used UNIX commands
  A list of some commonly used commands for Emacs
  Full blown Documentation for the XEmacs editor (I recommend that you select the link under "Getting Started With XEmacs (new-users-guide)")
  General help information about the Computer Science network