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  Top 1012 15 16 1718 19 20 Things People do who visit my Website

01. Order one, or all, of my 10 eBooks for $13.95 each ($12.95 via PayPal)
02. Order one of my 14 Print Book (perhaps an autographed copy)
03. Pick up an Amazon.com Kindle edition of one of my books
04. Browse my list of Internet Classes
05. Sign up for a 1 year Internet Class Subscription
06. Read my Free Articles
07. Find an answer to a question via my I Love To Help page
08. Check out my VB.Net Page
09. Check out my C# Page
10. Sign up for my Help With VB Group
11. Make a donation 
12. Download Visual C# 2010 Express Edition
13. Download Visual Basic 2010 Express Edition
14. Download VB.Net Express 2008 Edition
15. Download Visual C# Express 2008 Edition
16. Download VB.Net Express 2005 Edition
17. Download Visual C# Express 2005 Edition
18. Checkout my History of Visual Basic
19. Look for the Borland C++ free compiler (Email me for this one...)
20. Seek help setting up the C# Compiler. My thanks to Steven Stern for his .pdf instructions.


What's New? I've been busy :)

2014-02-28 February 2014 Web statistics. Visitors: 16,758. Page Views: 36,677.
2014-01-31
January 2014 Web statistics. Visitors: 17,713. Page Views: 42,780.


2012-12-31 For the year 2013, my website had 199,735 Visitors (versus 274,591 in 2012), and 462,153 Page Views (versus 781,162 in 2012)
2013-12-31
December 2013 Web statistics. Visitors: 17,429. Page Views: 41,777.
2013-11-30
November 2013 Web statistics. Visitors: 18,084. Page Views: 43,799.
2013-10-31
October 2013 Web statistics. Visitors: 18,359. Page Views: 43,446.
2013-09-30
September 2013 Web statistics. Visitors: 17,891. Page Views: 41,111.
2013-08-31
August 2013 Web statistics. Visitors: 14,485. Page Views: 35,905.
2013-07-31
July 2013 Web statistics. Visitors: 16,508. Page Views: 43,661.
2013-06-30
June 2013 Web statistics. Visitors: 16,225. Page Views: 43,689.
2013-05-31
May 2013 Web statistics. Visitors: 16,078. Page Views: 44,069.
2015-05-16
Updated my Training FAQ page.
2013-04-30
April 2013 Web statistics. Visitors: 16,658. Page Views: 45,135.
2013-04-06
 Put back my ugly Website (this is it :) The other version was prettier, but Visitor and Page View counts were way down. Made some cosmetic improvements.
2013-04-05 Watched 16 straight hours of The Walking Dead, Season 3. Wow, what a season, but Episode 16 was not satisfying at all.
2013-03-31
March 2013 Web statistics. Visitors: 16,829. Page Views: 40,946.
2013-03-26
Reading How to Not Write Bad: The Most Common Writing Problems and the Best Ways to Avoid Them
2013-03-19 Reading The Little Book of Economics: How the Economy Works in the Real World
2013-02-28 February 2013 Web statistics. Visitors: 14,880. Page Views: 38,810.
2013-02-17
Reading Why We Write: 20 Acclaimed Authors on How and Why They Do What They Do
2013-02-10 Reading The Only Living Witness: the true story of serial sex killer Ted Bundy
2013-02-03 Reading The Stranger Beside Me
2013-01-31 January 2013 Web statistics. Visitors: 16,309. Page Views: 39,468.


2012-12-31. For the year 2012, my website had 274,591 Visitors (versus 459,740 in 2011), and 781,162 Page Views (versus 1,612,531 in 2011)
2012-12-31. December 2011 Web statistics. Visitors: 16,480. Page Views: 40,140. New Website is prettier, but visitors are down :(
2012-12-12.
Reading Photoshop Elements 11 For Dummies
2012-11-30. November 2012 Web statistics. Visitors: 20,061. Page Views: 53,035.
2012-11-26.
Helpwithvb Yahoo group has 1,403 members.
2012-11-15 
Redesigned my front page.
2012-10-31.
October 2012 Web statistics. Visitors: 23,886. Page Views: 60,640.
2012-10-25.
Reading Head First HTML and CSS
2012-10-24. Published How I taught Katy Perry (and others) To Program in C#
2012-10-24. Published How I taught Katy Perry (and others) To Program in C++
2012-10-24. Published How I taught Katy Perry (and others) To Program in Java
2012-10-24. Published How I taught Katy Perry (and others) To Program in JavaScript
2012-10-24. Published How I taught Katy Perry (and others) To Program in Visual Basic
2012-10-24. Published How I taught Katy Perry (and others) To Program in Visual C#
2012-10-17.
Reading The Non-Designer's Web Book, 3rd Edition
2012-09-30.
September 2012 Web statistics. Visitors: 21,993. Page Views: 63,612.
2012-08-31.
August 2012 Web statistics. Visitors: 20,778. Page Views: 54,988.
2012-07-31.
July 2012 Web statistics. Visitors: 20,909. Page Views: 56,995.
2012-06-30.
June 2012 Web statistics. Visitors: 22,790. Page Views: 67,257.
2012-06-12.
Reading Oracle Essentials: Oracle Database 11g
2012-05-31.
May 2012 Web statistics. Visitors: 23,748. Page Views: 66,625.
2012-05-27.
Reading Autobiography of a Yogi
2012-05-01.
Reading Proof of Heaven
2012-04-30. April 2012 Web statistics. Visitors: 22,823. Page Views: 65,342
2012-03-31.
March 2012 Web statistics. Visitors: 27,560. Page Views: 86,423.
2011-03-24.
Competed in my second stair climb event, the 2012 Philadelphia Fight for Air Climb.
2012-02-29.
February 2012 Web statistics. Visitors: 27,303. Page Views: 84,018
2012-02-07.
Published My Climb to the top (of the Bell Atlantic Tower) Kindle Version also
2012-02-07. Published The Complete Book Of Stair Climbing 2012 Edition Kindle Version also
2012-01-31. January 2012 Web statistics. Visitors: 26,260. Page Views: 82,087.


2011-12-31. For the year 2011, my website had 459,740 Visitors (versus 440,688 in 2010), and 1,612,531 Page Views (versus 1,627,196 in 2010)
2011-12-31. December 2011 Web statistics. Visitors: 23,127. Page Views: 73,013.
2011-12-20.
Reading The Games That Changed the Game: The Evolution of the NFL in Seven Sundays
2011-12-12. Reading Steve Jobs
2011-12-01. Reading Boardwalk Empire
2011-11-30. November 2011 Web statistics. Visitors: 24,762. Page Views: 80,380.
2011-11-01.
Helpwithvb Yahoo group has 1,413 members.
2011-11-01.
John Smiley's Yahoo group has 1,995 members.
2011-10-31.
October 2011 Web statistics. Visitors: 36,048. Page Views: 128,436.
2011-10-01.
Kindle version of Into the Cross-Walk now available via Amazon.com
2011-10-01. Nook version of Into the Cross-Walk now available via BarnesandNoble.com
2011-10-01. John Smiley Publishing produces its second non-John Smiley Title. Into the Cross-Walk by Mark Chauvin.
2011-09-30.
September 2011 Web statistics. Visitors: 49,769. Page Views: 169,467.
2011-08-31.
August 2011 Web statistics. Visitors: 47,105. Page Views: 166,134.
2011-07-31.
July 2011 Web statistics. Visitors: 43,265. Page Views: 154,784.
2011-07-19.
Reading Steel Pier, Atlantic City: Showplace of the Nation
2011-07-05. Reading Life Before Life: Children's Memories of Previous Lives
2011-06-30. June 2011 Web statistics. Visitors: 43,091. Page Views: 157,826.
2011-05-31.
May 2011 Web statistics. Visitors: 40,926. Page Views: 145,822.
2011-04-30.
April 2011 Web statistics. Visitors: 39,859. Page Views: 136,174.
2011-03-31.
March 2011 Web statistics. Visitors: 39,071. Page Views: 135,646.
2011-03-19.
Competed in my first stair climb event, the 2011 Philadelphia Fight for Air Climb.
2011-03-12.
Helpwithvb Yahoo group has 1,401 members.
2011-03-11.
John Smiley's Yahoo group has 1,995 members.
2011-03-09.
Nook version of Learn To Program with Borland's C++ now available via BarnesandNoble.com
2011-03-08. Kindle version of Learn To Program with Borland's C++ now available via Amazon.com
2011-03-07. Kindle version of Learn To Program with Java SE 6 now available via Amazon.com
2011-03-07. Nook version of Learn To Program with Java SE 6 now available via BarnesandNoble.com
2011-03-03. Kindle version of Computer Programming for Seniors Using Visual Basic 2010 Express now available via Amazon.com
2011-03-02. Kindle version of Computer Programming for Seniors Using Visual C# 2010 Express now available via Amazon.com
2011-03-02. Nook version of Computer Programming for Seniors Using Visual Basic 2010 Express now available via BarnesandNoble.com
2011-03-02. Nook version of Computer Programming for Seniors Using Visual C# 2010 Express now available via BarnesandNoble.com
2011-03-01. Nook version of Extinction List now available via BarnesandNoble.com
2011-03-09. Nook version of Everything You Wanted To Know About Visual Basic 6 Colors now available via BarnesandNoble.com
2011-02-28. February 2011 Web statistics. Visitors: 35,375. Page Views: 130,896.
2011-02-28.
Kindle version of Extinction List now available via Amazon.com
2011-02-01. John Smiley Publishing produces its first non-John Smiley Title. Extinction List by Jon Prinz.
2011-01-31.
January 2011 Web statistics. Visitors: 37,342. Page Views: 133,953.
2011-01-26. Reading NFL Unplugged: The Brutal, Brilliant World of Professional Football (An autographed copy :)


2010-12-31. For the year 2010, my website had 440,688 Visitors (versus 355,864 in 2009), and 1,627,196 Page Views.
2010-12-31.
December 2010 Web statistics. Visitors: 35,184. Page Views: 126,532.
2010-12-06.
Nook version of Learn to Program with Visual C# 2008 Express now available via BarnesandNoble.com
2010-12-06. Nook version of Learn to Program with Visual Basic 2008 Express now available via BarnesandNoble.com
2011-12-06. Nook version of Learn to Program with JavaScript now available via BarnesandNoble.com
2010-12-02. Nook version of Learn to Program with C# using the Batch C# Compiler now available via BarnesandNoble.com
2010-12-02. Nook version of Learn to Program with C++ now available via BarnesandNoble.com
2010-11-30. November 2010 Web statistics. Visitors: 38,107. Page Views: 147,039.
2010-11-30.
Nook version of Learn to Program with Java now available via BarnesandNoble.com
2010-11-17. Kindle version of Everything You Wanted To Know About Visual Basic 6 Colors now available via Amazon.com
2010-11-15. Kindle version of Learn to Program with Visual C# 2008 Express now available via Amazon.com
2010-11-15. Kindle version of Learn to Program with Visual Basic 2008 Express now available via Amazon.com
2010-10-31. October 2010 Web statistics. Visitors: 41,506. Page Views: 157,915.
2010-10-28.
Nook version of Learn to Program with Visual C# 2010 Express now available via BarnesandNoble.com
2010-10-28. Nook version of Learn to Program with Visual Basic 2010 Express now available via BarnesandNoble.com
2010-09-30.
September  2010 Web statistics. Visitors: 39,456. Page Views: 147,093.
2010-09-24.
Learn to Program with Visual C# 2010 Express published by John Smiley Publishing (ISBN: 978-0982734919)
2010-09-17.
Kindle version of Learn to Program with Visual C# 2010 Express now available via Amazon.com
2010-09-05. Learn to Program with Professor Smiley Facebook Group has 142 members.
2010-09-05.
Helpwithvb Yahoo group has 1,375 members.
2010-09-05.
John Smiley's Yahoo group has 1,990 members.
2010-08-28.
Kindle version of Learn to Program with C++ now available via Amazon.com
2010-08-28. Kindle version of Learn to Program with Java now available via Amazon.com
2010-08-28. Kindle version of Learn to Program with JavaScript now available via Amazon.com
2010-08-28. Kindle version of Learn to Program with C# using the Batch C# Compiler now available via Amazon.com
2010-08-31.
August 2010 Web statistics. Visitors: 36,145. Page Views: 139,096.
2010-07-31.
July  2010 Web statistics. Visitors: 34,711. Page Views: 125,949.
2010-07-21.
Kindle version of Learn to Program with Visual Basic 2010 Express now available via Amazon.com
2010-06-30. June 2010 Web statistics. Visitors: 35,743. Page Views: 133,699.
2010-05-31.
May 2010 Web statistics. Visitors: 36,601. Page Views: 133,293.
2010-05-26.
Learn to Program with Visual Basic 2010 Express published by John Smiley Publishing (ISBN: 978-0-9827349-2)
2010-05-05. Created dedicated Website for books: http://www.johnsmileybooks.com
2010-05-05. Created dedicated Website for training: http://www.johnsmileyclasses.com
2010-04-30.
April 2010 Web statistics. Visitors: 35,889. Page Views: 126,819.
2010-03-31.
March 2010 Web statistics. Visitors: 38,086. Page Views: 136,808.
2010-02-28.
February 2010 Web statistics. Visitors: 34,031. Page Views: 124,207.
2010-02-02.
Reading The Quants: How a New Breed of Math Whizzes Conquered Wall Street and Nearly Destroyed It
2010-01-31. January 2010 Web statistics. Visitors: 35,179. Page Views: 128,746.


2009-12-31. John Smiley's Yahoo group has 1,989 members.
2009-12-31. Helpwithvb Yahoo group has 1,371 members. An increase of 109 members since April 4, 2009.
2009-12-31.
For the year 2009, my website had 355,864 Visitors (versus 310,532 in 2008), and 1,268,558 Page Views.
2009-12-31.
December 2009 Web statistics. Visitors: 31,3555. Page Views: 127,608. 
2009-11-30.
November 2009 Web statistics. Visitors: 32,637. Page Views: 124,400. 
2009-10-31.
October 2009 Web statistics. Visitors: 33,654. Page Views: 125,332. 
2009-09-30.
September 2009 Web statistics. Visitors: 30,708. Page Views: 113,675. 
2009-08-31.
August 2009 Web statistics. Visitors: 29,655. Page Views: 100,511. 
2009-07-31.
July 2009 Web statistics. Visitors: 29,587. Page Views: 100,841. 
2009-06-30.
June 2009 Web statistics. Visitors: 28,635. Page Views: 99,220. 
2009-05-31.
May 2009 Web statistics. Visitors: 26,854. Page Views: 90,032. 
2009-04-30.
April  2009 Web statistics. Visitors: 26,938. Page Views: 91,732. 
2009-04-12.
Self-paced versions of almost all of my Internet Courses are now available.
2009-04-03.
John Smiley's Yahoo group has 1,995 members.
2009-04-03. Helpwithvb Yahoo group has 1,222 members. An increase of 38 members since October 11, 2008.
2009-04-01. New Self Paced Intermediate Vb.Net 2008 course is now available.
2009-03-31. March 2009 Web statistics. Visitors: 28,741. Page Views: 97,870. 
2009-03-01. Reading Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives
2009-02-28. February 2009 Web statistics. Visitors: 27,278. Page Views: 93,762. 
2009-01-31. January 2009 Web statistics. Visitors: 29,372. Page Views: 105,375.


2008-12-31. For the year 2008, my website had 310,532 Visitors, and 998,543 Page Views.
2008-12-31.
December 2008 Web statistics. Visitors: 26,168. Page Views: 93,074.
2008-12-12.
Reading High Steel: The Daring Men Who Built the World's Greatest Skyline, 1881 to the Present
2008-12-12. Reading Rise of the New York Skyscraper: 1865-1913
2008-12-12. Reading Manhattan Skyscrapers
2008-12-12. Reading Lower Northeast Philadelphia (PA) (Then & Now)
2008-12-12. Reading Conquering Gotham: A Gilded Age Epic: The Construction of Penn Station and Its Tunnels
2008-12-12. Reading Frankford (PA) (Images of America)
2008-12-12. Reading Old Penn Station
2008-12-12. Reading A Picture History of the Brooklyn Bridge
2008-12-11. Underlining, bolding, italicizing my main page
2008-12-01. You can now follow me on Twitter---if you can find me.
2008-11-30. November 2008 Web statistics. Visitors: 26,868. Page Views: 97,817. 
2008-11-24.
I'm working on the D's.
2008-11-12. Self-paced versions of some of my Internet Courses are now available.
2008-11-10. I give up---my instructions for downloading the Borland C++ compiler are once again free, but please consider making a donation :)
2008-11-06.
I just broke my nose---ouch.
2008-11-05.
My wife Linda is now selling Avon. Here's her link. You can buy online and have it shipped to you. Makes a great present!
2008-11-02.
Paging Gary Coon. Paging Gary Coon. Gary Coon, please call the office.
2008-10-31.
October 2008 Web statistics. Visitors: 27,530. Page Views: 91,878. 
2008-10-24.
I'm working on the C's.
2008-10-21. Say it isn't true. Gearos' Bustleton Avenue location is closed!
2008-10-18. Everyone has a blog---now I do. Want to know where it is?
2008-10-17.
Warren Buffett, the world's richest man, tells me he's buying
2008-10-15. Kevin Smiley is now available for C++ and PERL Telephone Support.
2008-10-14. In an attempt to stop the damage from Copyright infringement, my instructions for downloading the Borland C++ compiler are no longer free. 
2008-10-13. Microsoft and John Smiley in talks to acquire Professor Smiley's Website.
2008-10-12. Dexter Morgan joins Oracle SQL and PL/SQL class.
2008-10-11. John Smiley's Yahoo group has 1,990 members.
2008-10-11. Helpwithvb Yahoo group has 1,184 members.
2008-10-09. John Smiley is now hiring new instructors via Craigslist.
2008-10-08. I start my Oracle page.
2008-10-01. What are my top 10 visited Pages? 
2008-09-30. September 2008 Web statistics. Visitors: 25,251. Page Views: 87,409. 
2008-08-31. August 2008 Web statistics. Visitors: 22,244. Page Views: 76,453. 
2008-08-24. Learn to Program with VB.Net 2008 Express published by Smiley Publishing via Lulu Press (ISBN: 978-0615248431)
2008-07-31. July 2008 Web statistics. Visitors: 25,703. Page Views: 79,747. 
2008-07-04.
Happy 4th of July. My son Kevin recommends this PERL site---PERLMONKS.COM 
2008-07-01. June 2008 Web statistics. Visitors: 29,228. Page Views: 96,384. 
2008-06-30.
Updated Training Schedule through the year 2011 now available.
2008-06-20. Learn to Program with Visual C# 2008 Express published by Smiley Publishing via Lulu Press (ISBN: 978-0615248424)
2008-06-16. Reading Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of North America
2008-05-31. May 2008 Web statistics. Visitors: 27,500. Page Views: 81,406. 
2008-05-01.
Anybody know anything about Silverlight?
2008-04-30. April 2008 Web statistics. Visitors: 26,829. Page Views: 75,754. 
2008-04-20. Reading Panama Fever: The Epic Story of One of the Greatest Human Achievements of All Time-- the Building of the Panama Canal
2008-04-07. Learn to Program with Visual C# 2005 Express published by Smiley Publishing via Lulu Press
2008-04-01. March 2008 Web statistics. Visitors: 25,040. Page Views: 78,098. 
2008-03-31.
Active Duty Military now take my Internet courses for free.
2008-02-28. February 2008 Web statistics. Visitors: 24,152. Page Views: 72,629. 
2008-02-11. 1st ASP.Net with C# class taught via Professor Smiley's Website
2008-01-31.
January 2008 Web statistics. Visitors: 24,019. Page Views: 67,894.
2008-01-30. My C++ book, Learn to Program with C++, is named one of the most stolen, downloaded eBooks in the world by Fortune Magazine. 


2007-12-31. For the year 2007, my website had 295,683 Visitors, and 791,839 Page Views.
2007-12-31.
December 2007 Web statistics. Visitors: 20,792. Page Views: 60,837.
2007-12-07.
Reading Frommer's New Orleans 2007 (Frommer's Complete)
2007-11-30. November 2007 Web statistics. Visitors: 21,163. Page Views: 66,341.
2007-11-19.
1st SQL Server 2005 class taught via Professor Smiley's Website
2007-10-30.
October 2007 Web statistics. Visitors: 22,928. Page Views: 70,214.
2007-10-18.
Reading Sam Walton: Made In America
2007-09-30. September 2007 Web statistics. Visitors: 21,112. Page Views: 64,646.
2007-09-29.
Check out my brother Bob's Website---www.frankfordgazette.com
2007-08-31. August 2007 Web statistics. Visitors: 23,052. Page Views: 58,581.
2007-08-13.
  Learn to Program with Java reprinted by Smiley Publishing via Lulu Press
2007-07-31. July 2007 Web statistics. Visitors: 27,639. Page Views: 64,975.
2007-07-28.
Check out Charlie Worton's website.
2007-06-30. June 2007 Web statistics. Visitors: 27,408. Page Views: 71,393.
2007-06-06.
Reading The Great Philadelphia Fan Book
2007-05-31. May 2007 Web statistics. Visitors: 25,673. Page Views: 63,848.
2007-05-28.
Reading The Language of God: A Scientist Presents Evidence for Belief
2007-05-21.1st Introduction to VB.Net class taught via Professor Smiley's Website.
2007-05-16.
Learn to Program with VB.Net 2005 Express published by Smiley Publishing via Lulu Press
2007-04-30. April 2007 Web statistics. Visitors: 25,564. Page Views: 62,140.
2007-03-31.
March 2007 Web statistics. Visitors: 26,962. Page Views: 71,165.
2007-02-28.
February 2007 Web statistics. Visitors: 24,173. Page Views: 69,038.
2007-02-14.
Learn to Program with C++ reprinted by Smiley Publishing via Lulu Press
2007-02-14. Learn to Program with VB.Net 2002/2003 reprinted by Smiley Publishing via Lulu Press
2007-01-31. January 2007 Web statistics. Visitors: 29,217. Page Views: 68,661.
2007-01-26.
Reading Frommer's Hawaii 2007 (Frommer's Complete)
2007-01-19. Reading Hawaii (Eyewitness Travel Guides)


2006-12-31. December 2006 Web statistics. Visitors: 26,064. Page Views: 54,852.
2006-11-30.
November 2006 Web statistics. Visitors: 23,209. Page Views: 58,853.
2006-12-11.
Learn to Program with C# reprinted by Smiley Publishing via Lulu Press
2006-12-06. Rest in Peace Alex Medoff.
2006-12-05. 2007 Training Schedule announced.
2008-10-11. Helpwithvb Yahoo group has 1,076 members.
2006-09-20.
Learn to Program with Javascript published by Smiley Publishing via Lulu Press (ISBN: 978-84728-999-5)
2006-09-01. Learn to Program with Visual Basic 6 rights revert to John Smiley.
2006-08-07.1st VB6 Database class taught via Professor Smiley's Website.
2006-05-27.
Rest in Peace Gerri Adelizzi.
2006-05-01. Learn to Program with C++ rights revert to John Smiley.
2006-05-01. Learn to Program with C# rights revert to John Smiley.
2006-05-01. Learn to Program with VB.Net 2002/2003 rights revert to John Smiley.
2006-05-01. Learn to Program with Java rights revert to John Smiley.
2006-04-26. Reading Running: Testing Yourself
2006-04-19. Second Book Auction Fundraising campaign announced.
2006-03-19.
Reading Coroner's Journal
2006-02-27. 1st Introduction to JavaScript class taught via Professor Smiley's Website.
2006-02-13.
1st Intermediate C# class taught via Professor Smiley's Website.
2006-01-04. Reading The Da Vinci Code


2005-12-04. Reading The Mystical Mind: Probing the Biology of Religious Experience
2005-11-17. Reading MIT: Off the Record (College Prowler) (Off the Record)
2005-09-15. Website theme is now Red!
2005-07-26.
I'm working on my Learn to Program with JavaScript book.
2005-07-25. 1st Intro to VB6 class taught via Professor Smiley's Website. VB6 is not dead!
2005-07-01.
Christopher Klimczewski passed the Sun Microsystems Java Certified Programmer's examination!
2005-06-20.
I'm looking for these missing people.
2005-05-30.
1st SQL Server 2000 class taught via Professor Smiley's Website
2005-05-23.
Looking for these missing people.
2005-05-14.
John Smiley's Yahoo group has 2,441, members.
2005-05-13. 1st eBooks are available for sale
2005-04-06. I created my helpwithjava Yahoo group.
2005-02-07. 1st Java Database class taught via Professor Smiley's Website
2005-01-03. 1st HTML class taught via Professor Smiley's Website


2004-12-21. Reading BABE: THE LEGEND COMES TO LIFE
2004-12-14. Reading 20 Hours, 40 Min: Our Flight in the Friendship
2004-12-03. Reading The Five People You Meet in Heaven
2004-10-31. I created I-bet-you-can.com
2004-09-10.
Ever hear of nTen?
2004-08-30.
1st ASP.Net class taught via Professor Smiley's Website
2004-06-29. Programming Hall of Fame updated.
2004-06-29. John Hoechner passed the VB6 Desktop Certification exam (
2004-04-27.
Rest in Peace John Brophy.
2004-04-18.
Bootcamp Challenge Pricing introduced.
2004-04-01. PC Magazine's Top 100 Classic Sites.
2004-04-01. PC Magazine's Top 100 Undiscovered Sites.
2004-02-07.
I passed the VB.Net Desktop Certification Exam
2004-01-31.
Reading Talking to Heaven: A Medium's Message of Life After Death
2004-01-08. Annual Course Subscription introduced.


2003-12-17. Reading The Intelligent Investor: The Classic Bestseller on Value Investing
2003-12-07. Ever hear of Knoppix?
2003-10-19. Reading The Successful Investor: What 80 Million People Need to Know to Invest Profitably and Avoid Big Losses
2003-10-19. Reading How To Make Money In Stocks: A Winning System in Good Times or Bad, 3rd Edition
2003-09-14. Nanosecond Fundraising campaign announced.
2003-09-12.
Book Auction Fundraising campaign announced.
2003-09-10.
Netflix Fundraising campaign announced.
2003-09-01. 1st VB6 Objects class taught via Professor Smiley's Website
2003-07-03. Learn to Program with Visual Basic 6 reprinted by Apress Publishing.
2003-07-23. 1st Intermediate Java class taught via Professor Smiley's Website.
2003-07-22. Reading Trading with the Enemy: Seduction and Betrayal on Jim Cramer's Wall Street
2003-07-08. Reading Tomorrow's Gold: Asia's Age of Discovery
2003-06-27.
Microsoft announces it will retire VB6 exams in 2004.
2003-02-16.
Reading So You Want to Live in Hawaii


2002-11-30. November 2002 News now available.
2002-11-15.
Lawrence Bowden just passed the VB Desktop Certification exam (70-176) with a great score.
2002-10-28.
Learn to Program with C++ published by Osborne/McGraw Hill (ISBN:0072-225-351)
2002-10-11. Looking to rent a computer classroom in the Philadelphia area for my Saturday morning project.
2002-09-26. Reading 10 Secrets for Success and Inner Peace
2002-09-23. 1st Introduction to VB.Net class taught via Professor Smiley's Website.
2000-09-01. Reading Neanderthin : Eat Like a Caveman to Achieve a Lean, Strong, Healthy Body
2002-08-12. Reading Getting Stronger: Weight Training for Men and Women
2002-08-14. Reading When the Elephants Dance 2002-06-13. 1st Intermediate VB.Net class taught via Professor Smiley's Website.
2002-07-29. Reading Edgar Cayce the Sleeping Prophet
2002-07-14. Reading Many Mansions: The Edgar Cayce Story on Reincarnation
2002-07-05. Reading The Nanny Diaries: A Novel
2002-06-05. Reading Restaurant Confidential 2002-05-31. Rest in Peace Dan Stone.
2002-04-09. May 2002 News now available.
2002-04-30.
April 2002 News now available.
2002-04-23.
Learn to Program with C# published by Osborne/McGraw Hill (ISBN:0072-222-611)
2002-04-18. I'm looking to hire a publicist :)
2002-04-11. Did an interview for ZDNet Australia. Click the links for Part1 and Part2.
2002-04-09. March 2002 News now available.
2002-04-03. I make a guest appearance at Java Ranch.
2002-04-02. VBExplorer is no longer :(
2002-04-02. Learn to Program with Java makes a guest appearance on the Sopranos.
2002-03-21. Free Stuff Page available.
2002-02-21. Feburary 2002 News available.
2002-01-29. Webtester available for free Java quiz.
2002-01-28. Reading The Count of Monte Cristo (Penguin Classics)
2002-01-22. January 2002 News posted online.
2002-01-11. Learn to Program with VB.Net 2002/2003 published by Osborne/McGraw Hill (ISBN:0072-131-772)
2002-01-07. 1st C# Class taught via Professor Smiley's Website


2001-11-21. Java Applet Article Posted.
2001-11-02. Learn to Program with Java published by Osborne/McGraw Hill (ISBN:0072-131-896)
2001-05-03. Programming Hall of Fame Page created
2001-05-02. C.M. (name withheld by request) passes the VB6 Certification Exam
2001-04-20. Mike Shim passes the VB6 Desktop and Distributed Exams
2001-04-17  The latest VBFair winner is announced--it's Larry Swanson--congratulations! 
2001-03-20. I appeared on TechTV's ScreenSavers show.
2001-03-16. Look for me to make an appearance in April's PhillyTech Magainze.
2001-03-15. New Resumes have been posted on my Resumes Page.
2001-03-06. Need help with a Visual Basic problem? Check out my new VBExperts Page.
2001-03-01. Learn to program with Visual Basic 6 Objects reprinted by Course Technology (ISBN: 1929-685-165)
2001-03-01. Learn to program with Visual Basic 6 Databases reprinted by Course Technology (ISBN: 1929-685-173)
2001-03-01. Learn to Program with Visual Basic 6 Examples reprinted by Course Technology (ISBN:1929-685-157)
2001-03-01. March News Posted.
2001-03-01. FAQ's Page created
2001-03-01. Experts Page Created.
2001-02-08. Resumes page created.
2001-01-31. Kevin Smiley's Feed the Hungry program announced.
2001-01-12. Last VB Programming Fair/Contest


2000-12-18. Created the Yes you can! page depicting success stories from beginners who found programming jobs
2000-12-04. New Sneaker Projects from my students posted.
2000-11-01. Working on my new Java book, Learn to Program with Java.
2000-09-17. New publisher found for my Examples, Database and Objects book--Muska and Lipman.
2000-07-31. 1st Java Internet course taught via Professor Smiley's Website
2000-07-25. 2nd (and last) Yahoo chat.
2000-07-02. C# Page created.
2000-06-30. 3rd VB Programming Fair/Contest
2000-06-29.
Created my new C# Web Page.
2000-06-24. 1st VB6 Distributed Bootcamp held.
2000-06-12. 1st Yahoo chat.
2000-06-02. Yahoo JohnSmiley group created.
2000-06-02.
Yahoo Helpwithvb group created.
2000-06-01.
Check out the review of my first book, Learn to Program with Visual Basic 6, on VB World
2000-05-20. Hello this is Tom speaking. I have created a sample page of my work in Flash. Please take a look at it and tell me what you think.
2000-05-16. My son Tom has created 2 masterpieces!!! Here is one and the other one. Please take a look at them and tell me what you think. 
2000-04-19. Appeared on the ZDTV's Screen Savers show. Read more about it here!
2000-04-15.
VB Fair Winner announced!

2000-04-14.
Reading A Return to Love : Reflections on the Principles of a Course in Miracles
2000-04-13.
Just updated my Teachers Page . Check it out.
2000-03-31. 2nd VB Programming Fair/Contest
2000-03-15. I've just been booked on ZDTV's Screen Savers show. Look for me to appear on Thursday, April 20th


1999-09-30. 1st VB Programming Fair/Contest
1999-07-01.
Learn to Program with Visual Basic 6 Objects published by Wrox Publishing (ISBN:1902-745-035)
1999-07-01. Learn to program with Visual Basic 6 Databases published by Wrox Publishing (ISBN:1902-745-043).
1999-05-01. Learn to Program with Visual Basic 6 Examples published by Wrox Publishing (ISBN:1902-745-06X)
1999-04-23. Reading Database Design for Mere Mortals : A Hands-On Guide to Relational Database Design


1998-12-02. http://www.johnsmiley.com goes live. 
1998-11-30. Learn to Program with Visual Basic 6 published by Wrox Publishing (ISBN:1902-745-000)
1998-08-21. Reading Smart Cycling: Successful Training and Racing for Riders of All Levels
1998-08-07. Reading Bicycling Magazine's Complete Book of Road Cycling Skills : Your Guide to Riding Faster, Stronger, Longer, and Safer


1997-11-02. Reading Black Holes and Time Warps: Einstein's Outrageous Legacy.


1996. Doing some Tech Editing for McGraw Hill.