Welcome to My Web Site!

Hello and welcome to my web site! This new and mobile-friendly incarnation of puts simplicity and ease-of-use above fancy graphics.

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You won’t find a lot of flash factor here, but you will find a ton of information on topics that I’m eager to share with other programmers, writers, musicians, and music lovers.

This site is entirely free and always will be (except, naturally, items for sale in the Store) so please browse around at will. Select any of the links in the menu bar at the top of the page — if you get lost, follow Home to return here. Following are brief summaries of the site’s content:

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A few words about me and my various projects: Biography

Music for the Soul

One of two main areas in the site, with articles, video, audio, and sheet-music PDFs of interest to guitar players, music publishers, and music lovers in general: Music

Programming for the Mind

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My other main interest — computer programming languages. This area contains articles, books, PDFs, listings, and code samples in C++, AsciiDoc, Java, and other languages. I am also hard at work revising many of the books and articles I’ve written over the years. Watch for them here: Programming


Visit this page to watch my music and how-to videos on a variety of subjects. Some of these videos are referenced from elsewhere in the site. This page collects them all so you don’t have to go searching around for them: Videos


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Items for sale. There’s only one product for now — more coming soon! To my customers past, present, and future: THANK YOU for helping to keep this site going and for making it possible for me to do what I love best — learning and sharing information that viewers like you want to know more about: Store

Thanks for stopping by!

Please write and let me know what you’d like to see on this site. Your comments and suggestions are very much appreciated!

Tom Swan

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