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CASFILER - ANATOMY OF A CLIPPER APPLICATION By Carl Schoner
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This is the complete user manaual and program listing for "CASFILER," a DOS based Clipper database application I developed some years ago that is woefully archaic by today's standards, but... More > nonetheless will provide a enlightening view of how complex the development of even the simplest "useful" PC database applications can be. If you aspire to be a "coder," this work will provide a clear model of how deeply you must address not only the functional aspects of your shareware applications, but also the documentation and user support issues as well in order for the applications to be considered genuinely useful. For an additional $5.00 you can receive the executable via email or delivered on CD.< Less
Spaghetti Code By Carl Schoner
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This is a delicious compilation of assorted algorithms, programs, applications, and cartoons that I have created over the years using a variety of tools and programming languages, most notably... More > Clipper and dBase, but also C, awk, sed, grep, perl, SQL, shell scripting, and india ink. DO NOT BUY THIS BOOK TO LEARN HOW TO PROGRAM! This is more of a book on how NOT to write computer programs. However, if you are an experienced programmer and enjoy viewing code as a logic puzzle, or you would just like to own a collection of some of the most hilarious cartoons and arcane algorithms you will ever be challenged to digest, then by all means, spend a few bucks and download a copy of my book! That way you can convert the PDF to text and cut and paste the routines that you would like to use rather than having to key them in from scratch. Bon Apetite!< Less
Casfiler - Anatomy of a Clipper Applicaton By Carl Schoner
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This is the complete user manaual and program listing for "CASFILER," a DOS based Clipper database application I developed some years ago that is woefully archaic by today's standards, but... More > nonetheless will provide a enlightening view of how complex the development of even the simplest "useful" PC database applications can be. If you aspire to be a "coder," this work will provide a clear model of how deeply you must address not only the functional aspects of your shareware applications, but also the documentation and user support issues as well in order for the applications to be considered genuinely useful.< Less
Spaghetti Code How to Make a Career Out of Playing With Computers By Carl Allen Schoner
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This is a delicious compilation of assorted algorithms, programs, applications, and cartoons that I have created over the years using a variety of tools and programming languages, most notably... More > Clipper and dBase, but also C, awk, sed, grep, perl, SQL, shell scripting, and india ink. DO NOT BUY THIS BOOK TO LEARN HOW TO PROGRAM! This is more of a book on how NOT to write computer programs. However, if you are an experienced programmer and enjoy viewing code as a logic puzzle, or you would just like to own a collection of some of the most hilarious cartoons and arcane algorithms you will ever be challenged to digest, then by all means, spend a few bucks! Bon Apetite!< Less
Carl Allen Schoner's Cartoon Cookbook Sampler By Carl Schoner
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"Carl Allen Schoner's Cartoon Cookbook Sampler" is a zany collection of Carl's favorite quick-fix recipies and cooking related cartoons, including such masterful creations as "Carl's... More > Corney Dogs," "Mighty Meat Balls," "Beer Can Chicken," "Chipped Beef on Toast," and "Your Mama's Eggs!" In addition, you will find the book fully seasoned with a wide assortment of what the author considers to be among his most tasteful cartoons! Written especially for bachelors with little or no cooking experience (or anyone else who doesn't know how to boil an egg) this book emphasizes the essential basic rules of good cooking. Learn to always maximize your resources. Don't work too hard, and don't get too fancy in your preparation. Keep it simple, but make it look complex. Be sure your side dish compliments the main entrée nicely. Time your preparation with the delivery of the meal. And most important of all, keep your sense of humor in the kitchen!< Less
Carl Allen Schoner's Cartoon Cookbook Sampler By Carl Schoner
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"Carl Allen Schoner's Cartoon Cookbook Sampler" is a zany collection of Carl's favorite quick-fix recipies and cooking related cartoons, including such masterful creations as "Carl's... More > Corney Dogs," "Mighty Meat Balls," "Beer Can Chicken," "Chipped Beef on Toast," and "Your Mama's Eggs!" In addition, you will find the book fully seasoned with a wide assortment of what the author considers to be among his most tasteful cartoons! Written especially for bachelors with little or no cooking experience (or anyone else who doesn't know how to boil an egg) this book emphasizes the essential basic rules of good cooking. Learn to always maximize your resources. Don't work too hard, and don't get too fancy in your preparation. Keep it simple, but make it look complex. Be sure your side dish compliments the main entrée nicely. Time your preparation with the delivery of the meal. And most important of all, keep your sense of humor in the kitchen!< Less
Suburban Samurai -The Asian Invasion of the San Gabriel Valley By Carl Schoner
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In the author's words, "A friendly invasion is an invasion nonetheless." This is a humorous personal perspective of how the new wave of Asian immigrants pouring into the San Gabriel Valley... More > has transformed life there. As seen through the eyes of the Artist/Author, this book paints a picturesque exposé of the rapidly changing demographics of the Valley that is as sensitive as it is funny. The contents provide a wild ride of essays and cartoons that touch upon such topics of interest as Samurai Image and Wealth, Politics, Samurai Restaurants and Dining Experiences, Music and Entertainment, Feng Shui, the Dating Disparity Issue, the Asian Intellectual Superiority Myth, Karaoke Clubs, Samurai Supermarket Adventures, and much more! This perspective is essential reading for anyone interested in contemporary American or Asian American studies!< Less
Politics UnUsual, My Year in Facebook- 2016 By Carl Allen Schoner
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This is a collection of every cartoon that I posted on Facebook in the year 2016, which was a very fruitful year for people who like to post social and political commentary to a social network! I... More > have also included all of my thoughts, opinions, commentary and rants from my personal journal for the same time period, many of which were posted on Facebook. If you like my art and opinions, you will love this collection! If you want the cartoons without the extended journal entries then look for my other book, "2016 Politics UnUsual - My Year in Cartoons" instead.< Less
Mom! I've Got News for You! By Carl Schoner
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Cartoonists always exaggerate the most outrageous features and characteristics of their subjects, and this is exactly what I do in this little sketchbook tribute to my mother.
2016 - Just For the Laughs! My Year on Facebook in Cartoons By Carl Allen Schoner
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This is a politically incorrect compilation all of the cartoons that I drew during the 2016 election campaign year, including some from 2017. I am producing the compilation of cartoons here for... More > posterity, to reflect how my thinking was affected by the political climate pervasive throughout this tumultuous year. In these cartoons you will find that no cow is too sacred, no subject is too taboo, and no survivor is left standing unscathed by the ink of my pen! This collection is also available with a full collection of political commentaries, opinions, and rants under the separate title "Politics UnUsual - My Year in Facebook 2016."< Less