Microcomputer Systems 810:023

  1. The test will consist of the following:

  2. PERL example #1 random quotes. This is the random.cgi perl program.

  3. PERL example 2 quiz questions.

  4. Start web page for your 023 practice quiz web page.

  5. Here is the PERL CGI script that goes with your start web page.

  6. Here are the PERL scripted student test preparation questions.

    1. Three done as of 8:30 a.m. Wednesday April 26th.
    2. Nine done as of 11:30 p.m. Thursday April 26th.
    3. Fifteen done as of 7:30 p.m. Friday April 26th.
    4. Nineteen done as of 10:30 p.m. Sunday April 28th.
    5. Twenty-three done as of 5:00 p.m. Monday May 1st.
    6. Twenty-seven done as of 5:30 p.m. Tuesday May 2nd.

  7. The PERL handout from Tuesday, April 25th class.

  8. Hands on class on Thursday, April 27th will be DOWNSTAIRS in WRT 112 lab. We will do some PERL and HTML FORMS stuff and forget the GIMP graphics, to have a less crowded lab! This class will help you prepare for the final and get lots of experience for your web page final exam practice questions.

    Online quiz for Chapter 8 by April 18th and Chapter 6 by April 21st . Also, REVIEW is now available for chapters 1, 2, 3, 4 and 7 quizzes.

    The homework due on Tuesday, April 4th is the page 342-345
    Review Questions at the end of Chapter 8.  There are 25 questions.
    Please WRITE out the gist of the question, and the answer.  
    Do NOT turn in anything like:
                   12. D
                   13. router
    There is a hands-on class on Thursday, March 30th.

    The material we have been covering on L1 and L2 cache memory can be reviewed and reinforced by looking at the following:

    Thursday, Feb 17th handout for the group exercises. This will be discussed in class and a solution will be handed out on Tuesday, February 22nd.

    Read the handout on Plug and Play (PnP) and the handout on How BIOS and the Drivers Work for Tuesday's class. Match up the PnP side of the handout with your readings from chapter 1 and 2 of the textbook. We will break into the 6 groups again on Tuesday and work on the PnP and perhaps also the BnD (BIOS and Drivers) material. Try to bring questions and diagrams and your own experience and background into the small group discussion on Tuesday. Your group has to present and elaborate and supplement one of the four portions PnP on blackboard or else on overhead slides, without any notes. Each group has to be prepared for any one of the four paragraphs of material.

    Cedar Valley Linux Users Group has an Install-a-thon this weekend (Super Bowl weekend). If you are interested in learning more about Linux and the Install-a-thon that is being held in the UNI student union Hemisphere Lounge on Saturday (Super Bowl eve), investiage the http://www.cedarlug.org URL.

    Spring 2000 textbook. You can look at the table of contents, see the ISBN number, etc.

    What if the Wright 112 or Wright 110 or Wright 339 computer I log into does not show the current online quiz as available? Read this important note about the CMOS date and the NT command prompt DATE command and why the problem might occur and what the solution would be. Send me or the manager@cns.uni.edu email about the specific computer with the incorrect DATE, if you have time.

    Spring 1999 web page is useful to see what kinds of topics are covered in this class. Keep in mind, the rate of change for networks, PCs and operating systems means the class will change quite a bit in response.

    The prerequisites for this class are too limited and stated wrong in the schedule book. Any previous programming class is sufficient background, not just C or BASIC (Visual Basic). The 810:022 class is also sufficient prerequisite.

    Networking terms and concepts - This LAN is your LAN. The answers to the online demo programs and the definitions of some of these terms are due by Thursday, January 20th. They will be turned in on a separate sheet of paper! You keep the 1/13/Thursday lab handout.

    Spring 2000 course outline

    The chapter one quiz will be available from the Start menu, Programs, Testing menu starting on Friday, January 14th and lasting through Friday, January 21st. The multiple choice and True/False quiz is an open book quiz.

    Start menu, Programs, Testing, Operating Systems Guide is the menu choice. Your user id and password were handed out in the 1/13/Thursday class lab. I can send you the password by email, if you didn't get it yet or forgot it. The user id is easy. Its the same as your COBRA/VIPER/ICEMAN or your ACAD user id.

    Tuesday, January 28th class covered IP numbers and subnet masks and class A, B, and C networks, etc. Here are the handouts from that class.

    1. Here is an overview of IP numbers, binary and subnet masks.
    2. More binary mysteries revealed. Why 254, 252, 248, 240, 224, 192 are so common as subnet mask numbers?

    Quiz two is available online thru Tuesday, February 8th. Read this email note.
    Assignment two is chapter two review questions. The 2nd assignment is due on Thursday, February 3rd. Please read the directions carefully.