Description : This supercharged second edition of the bestselling connectivity bible includes PC Magazine's most up-to-date product information, plus a special section on modern communications. This guide includes two completely updated disks that contain a full-featured e-mail progra, performance testing utilities, and many other applications.
Description : A new guide to the popular programming language introduces C to beginners while also providing more advanced programmers with valuable information. Original.
Description : Acclaimed author and PC Magazine editor Neil Rubenking guides programmers through the power and intricacy of programming in Turbo Pascal for Windows. Rubenking presents numerous examples and provides skill-boosting coverage of the Built-In Assembler, object-oriented programming, the Object Windows library (OWL) application framework, and more.
Description : Les Freed shares his many years of networking experience and insider status to guide readers step by step through the confusing and intimidating world of home networking Features special emphasis on using the network for entertainment and digital media, offering invaluable how-to advice on sharing TV, video, photos, music, and more Begins with the need-to-know basics of networking, including the various types of networking equipment and choosing the right type of network Readers roll up their sleeves and actually construct their network-either wired or wireless-or by even using the existing electrical wiring already in the walls of their home Shows readers how to set up all the necessary software on their Windows XP PC or Apple Mac OS X computer so they can quickly, easily, and safely share files, printers, and Internet connections
Description : A guide to Windows XP digital media options covers such topics as copying CDs, creating a slide show, transferring home video to the computer, and using Windows Media Player.
Description : What would make 2004 your best year, technically? Here’s an idea. Pick up a copy of PC Magazine’s Technology Almanac 2004 and you’ll get a lot more than 52 weeks of technology trivia, dynamite downloads, and product reviews. You’ll also receive a free one-year subscription to the print edition of PC Magazine* - A $19.97 value! PC Magazine’s Technology Almanac 2004 is a feast for technophiles – a daily buffet of commentary, tips, memorable moments in tech history and more, from the experts you know and trust. All your favorite PC Magazine editors are here -- Bill Machrone, Michael J. Miller, John C. Dvorak, and Bill Howard -- with informative articles; researched and recommended products, vendors and Web sites; and their favorite tech tips, all related to a different topic each week. Technically, it could be the best year of your life! A sample pla tter of weekly topics: January 18: Burning CDs February 15: E-mail: Spam February 29: Digital Imaging: Improving Your Digital Images March 7: Networking: Wired March 14: Internet: Booking Travel Online March 28: Games: Game Controllers April 4: Security: Anti-Surveillance Techniques April 11: Microsoft Office: Excel Tips April 25: Windows: Registry Tweaks May 2: Multimedia: MP3s and WMAs July 18: PDAs: Going Solar August 22: Building Your Own: PVR November 14: Upgrading: Optical Drives December 12: Shopping Online: Finding the Best Gifts The guy who brought it all together: BRIAN UNDERDAHL is the well-known, bestselling author of more than 65 books on a broad range of computer topics. He has appeared on The Computer Chronicles and several TechTV programs. His books have earned an Award of Merit from the Northern California Technical Communications Competition and a Referenceware Excellence Award. Brian courageously tackled the task of bringing together this year’s worth of information and spicing it up with his magic touch. * see book for details. Offer valid only for US addresses.
Description : Expert hints and useful, real-world advice highlight this definitive guide to BASIC programming from a leading authority. Filled with details on modular programming, compiling, and linking, file handling, sorting, memory management, and a host of other topics, this guided tour of BASIC gives readers powerful and creative insights on ways to use BASIC more productively.
Description : Turn your Visual Basic knowledge into Windows programming expertise by tapping into the powerful tools of the Windows application programming interface (API). Master programmer Daniel Appleman can make you a Windows developer in less time than you ever thought possible--even if you've never programmed Windows before. Includes a free add-on function library for Visual Basic.