Synopses & Reviews
The most respected, best-selling reference for making instant sense of all things computer--now with 1,500 new and revised terms!
For quick, clear, comprehensible answers to every computer question imaginable, THE COMPUTER GLOSSARY has been America's hands-down favorite reference for nearly twenty years.
Now, best-selling author Alan Freedman delivers an all-new edition of his powerhouse answer book, packed with 6,000 definitions--along with 175 illustrations--of the sometimes bewildering terminology, arcane jargon, abstract concepts, and advanced technologies from the world of computers.
Users learn about the newest developments from the Internet, the Web, and wireless communications, as well as updated information about Windows, Macintosh, UNIX, networking, client/server, graphics, object-oriented programming, standards, major products, vendors, industry profiles, and much, much more.
Both comprehensive and easy to use, THE COMPUTER GLOSSARY is perfect for every level of computer user--beginners, power users, or systems professionals.
The most respected and bestselling reference for making instant sense of all things computer is now updated to include more than 1,500 new and revised terms, updated information on Windows, Macintosh, UNIX, and more.
About the Author
Alan Freedman (Point Pleasant, PA) is president of The Computer Language Company and author of eight previous editions of this book, as well as two editions of The Computer Desktop Encyclopedia.