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Webster's New World Computer Dictionary
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Comprehensive, authoritative and user-friendly!
Whether youre a computer novice or a computer professional, Websters New World Computer Dictionary is one of the most useful references you can buy.
It gives you clear and concise definitions for more than 4,750 up-to-date computer terms, including 250 that are completely new to this edition.
Youll find current coverage of the latest standards and protocols in storage, memory, peripherals, and moreplus updated and expanded information on computer security, legislation, and computer and Internet technology. Cross-referencing throughout directs you effortlessly to related terms and concepts that help you understand more about a given subject and put it into a larger context.
From using e-mail and going on the Internet (attachment, computer virus, cookie, shopping cart) to buying or upgrading a computer (Ethernet, G4, Pentium 4, SDRAM) to boning up on terminology for a computer industry job (Advanced Encryption Standard, timecode editing, virtual private network), this invaluable resource gives you instant flip-and-find access to the information you needfrom A (applet) to Z (zip drive).
Comprehensive...Authoritative...and User-friendly! Are you a computer novice or a computer professional? It doesn't matter - look inside! Through crystal-clear definitions of up-to-the-minute categories, Webster's New World Computer Dictionary, Ninth Edition remains the best computer reference you can buy. With over 4,500 comprehensive entries - from Gnutella, Python, and multiple matrix skinning to SOAP, WAP, and XHTML - this book covers it all. Whether you're curious about how to pronounce C# or simply wondering what Bluetooth means, the answers are just inside. This fully revised edition includes coverage of the Internet, from Advanced Encryption Standard to Napster, as well as comprehensive coverage of intellectual property and timecode editing. In addition, extensive cross-references lead you to related topics of interest. So get all the information you need - with the fully expanded Webster's New World Computer Dictionary, Ninth Edition - right at your fingertips! A Webster's New World Book www.hungryminds.com
With over 4,500 entries, Webster's New World Computer Dictionary, 9th Edition goes beyond the basic definitions by providing the full picture of why a term is important and how it relates to other terms. Everyone — from new users to technology professionals — will want this in their reference library.
About the Author
Bryan Pfaffenberger, PhD, author of HTML 4 Bible and more than 75 books on personal computing, teaches technical writing and the sociology of technology at the University of Virginia's Division of Technology, Culture, and Communication.
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