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    Since I have too much time on my hands I decided to write a few apps and create a few tutorials for the Zaurus.  I own a Sharp Zaurus SL-5000 with 32 mb ram.  I also have an additional 32 mb SD card, a 16 mb CF card, and a Linksys Wireless Network card.

If you would like to reach me you can send me a PM (private message) or post a topic on the Zaurus  forum at  ZaurusZone .I usually check it daily.

Questions or Comments about my site, code, or anything else.

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News

8-16-02 Added source code and screen prints for and address book using MySQL and java.

7-11-02 - I removed the link to my mirror.  Too many people were trying to hack into my system.

7-14-02 - Changed the majority of my filenames for the site to all lowercase to prevent errors with browsing.

7-15-02 - Updated the Internet Connections section.

7-17-02 - added JDBC and mysql section, along with a few games and code and instructions on how to make sounds on the Z with java

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Utilities

    Tab Manager - must have app

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Network

Internet Connections - instructions on how to setup your Zaurus to browse the internet while in the cradle using Windows 2000

FTP  - tutorial

Telnet - coming soon

Web Server - coming soon

Samba - coming soon

VNC - coming soon

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Java

       http://java.sun.com/products/archive/index.html - use this link to download a JDK to use to compile these java tutorial.  It is suggested that you use version 1.1.8.  But this link above lists any version you would possibly want to download. I used 1.3.1_03 for these tutorials.

        Hello World - tutorial showing how to create a Hello World class file that can be run from the Terminal

        Hello World App - tutorial showing how to create a Hello World class file, called from the Terminal, but displayed as an application.

        Hello World Applet - tutorial showing how to create a Hello World class file, called from the Terminal, but displayed in an applet from and html file.

        Text Editor - tutorial and java source code for a basic text editor app that I created, ipk coming soon.

        Sound - java source code that will play some basic sounds on the Z

        Addressbook using MySQL - java source code display an address book using data from MySQL

        mysql and JDBC command line - instructions on how to setup mysql and connect to it via jdbc to return values to the command line.  Source code and class files included.

        mysql and JDBC GUI - instructions on how to setup mysql and connect to it via jdbc to return values to a window in a GUI app..  Source code and class files included.

        Hangman - this is the old time Hangman game you used to play on paper, it includes an ipkg download and source code

        JavaCave - this is a simple game that involves tapping the screen to keep a moving line from hitting obstacles in a cave

        Wall - this is a simple game that involves hitting the left and right buttons on your Z to keep a ship from hitting obstacles coming toward it

        IPK Tutorial - instructions and files to help you create an ipk file for the Zaurus

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Misc    

      

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