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Geeks Bearing Gifts By Ted Nelson
Paperback: $19.96
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(3 Ratings)
THE PERFECT GIFT – Whether you love the computer world the way it is, or consider it a nightmare honkytonk prison, you'll giggle and rage at Ted Nelson's telling of computer history, its... More > personalities and infights. Computer movies, music, 3D; the eternal fight between Jobs and Gates; the tangled stories of the Internet and the World Wide Web; all these and more are punchily told in brief chapters on many topics such as The Web Browser Salad, Voting Machines, Google, Web 2.0 and much more. These short stories make great reading – it's a book to dip in and out of. You'll find answers to such questions as "Why do alphabets have upper case, why not numbers?""Why does everything have to be hierarchical on computers? That's not how *my* projects are organized!" "Where did WYSIWYG come from?" The answer will surprise you. Plus, you'll find out why the author, a well-known computer veteran, hopes it can all become much better.< Less
Delphi 2007 for Win32 VCL for the Web Development By Bob Swart
Paperback: $35.60
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(2 Ratings)
In this paperback about Web Development with Delphi for Win32, the focus is on VCL for the Web, also known as IntraWeb. The manual starts with a brief overview of database normalisation, and in the... More > first section covers the installation (or upgrade) of IntraWeb 9.0.x and possible problems and solutions. The second section covers IntraWeb in Page Mode, followed by IntraWeb in Application Mode in the larger 3rd section. The subsequent sections cover IntraWeb Client Side, IntraWeb and ActiveForms, IntraWeb and AJAX, IntraWeb Custom Components, the IntraWeb Testing Framework and finally IntraWeb Deployment. A special bonus section compares IntraWeb to ASP.NET. A more recent edition of the book can also be purchased in PDF format (with free updates and support) from my own website at http://www.eBob42.com/courseware< Less
Nomad's Guide to Make Money Online By Janet Smith
eBook (PDF): $37.00
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You Can Make Money Online and Travel (or Retire Early …or Whatever You Want!) Without a Job Tying You to One Location. This book shows you how! The method that I show you step-by-step in this... More > book is exactly what I do myself to make a full-time living online. You don’t need any special technical skills to do this, and beyond the investment of the book itself, you do not need to purchase anything else (except an internet connection of course!) to get started making money. All of the fundamentals of what I do revolve around things that are either free or consist of a free group effort that I will participate in WITH you. Remember, I do this too, so I need you just as much as you need me. This is not a matter of me just presenting you with information. When you succeed, so do I. You will understand why after you finish reading the book.< Less
Administering VMware's Site Recovery Manager By Mike Laverick
Paperback: $19.99
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This book will teach you how to install and configure VMware’s SRM. It also covers in detail the failover and failback processes – and I will guide you step-by-step through the set up of... More > the product. This book is not filled with project management padding that typifies a lot of IT books. It is practical and technical, and assumes you are already pretty familiar with VMware’s Virtual Vi3 products. In this book you will learn the strengths and weaknesses of Site Recovery Manager, and I will show you the common pitfalls and errors that can happen, and also more importantly why they happen, and how to fix them.< Less