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Book Now Available In Print!
     posted by johnnyb, Sun 01 Feb 2004 09:49:28 AM UTC - 1 reply

The book has finally been completed.  You can download it from the "files" section or order a printed version online at 

In addition, this book is being used this semester in the Princeton University COS 217 course.  You can read the syllabus at

Downloads Working and New Version
     posted by johnnyb, Fri 23 Jan 2004 06:14:59 AM UTC - 4 replies

Downloads from Savannah are now working!  You can now download the official version from the "Filelist" on the main project page.  I will also keep my alternate version up-to-date or redirected here for the next few months.

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Temporary Download URL
     posted by johnnyb, Mon 29 Dec 2003 10:21:40 PM UTC - 0 replies

Savannah is still working on it's file downloading service.  Until it is fixed, you can find the latest Programming from the Ground Up at

These will all be bleading-edge snapshots (not that it matters much for a book, but just know that I'm not assigning version numbers to these).  Email me at if you have any problems.

Book to be released soon.
     posted by johnnyb, Tue 23 Dec 2003 07:04:15 PM UTC - 0 replies

Dominick and I are working hard to have a finalized release by mid-January.  Progress is going very well.  When it is released, it will be published at

We are also waiting to hear back from a college to see if this book is going to be used in one of their classes.  Stay tuned for more information! ...

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Programming from the Ground Up released under GNU FDL
     posted by johnnyb, Tue 17 Dec 2002 06:28:57 PM UTC - 0 replies

I finally took the time to figure out Savannah and what the requirements for the FDL were, and release PGU under the FDL.  A PDF of version 0.5 which includes the FDL license is available in the file download area.  To get the XML sources, just use CVS.  Many thanks to GNU for providing such a place to host projects!

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