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Sams Teach Yourself e-Personal Finance Today by Ken and Daria DolanSams, April 2000.
Trade Paperback, 232 pages.
Financial services and information providers have quickly adapted to the many advantages the Internet offers. Online brokerages allow you to find stock information quickly and place buy and sell orders instantly. Online banking services allow you to check your balance online, pay your bills and search for insurance and credit cards that best fit your needs. E-Personal Finance helps guide you to some of the best websites in numerous financial areas, such as investing, banking online, estate planning, real estate, insurance, credit, debt and taxes. In addition to links and information about Web financial resources, the book also guides readers through specific tasks such comparing insurance quotes, downloading tax forms, using online financial calculators and trading stocks.
The Web offers consumers a vast amount of valuable financial services and resources, and these services will only continue to improve. However, you want to make sure you visit websites with accurate information and trustworthy services. With e-Personal Finance you will be sure to find valuable resources and also learn how to use them. A valuable tool for managing your personal finances.
Sams Teach Yourself Web Publishing with HTML 4 in 21 Days by Laura LemaySams, February 2000.
Hardcover, 1191 pages.
XML by Example by Benoit MarchalQue, December 1999.
Trade Paperback, 486 pages.
This XML guide aimed at beginners teaches readers through the use of real-life examples and instruction. The reference begins with coverage of basic XML concepts, and then builds on these concepts to cover more complex topics and help readers create XML documents and applications. XML topics covered in the book include XML basics, XML syntax, XML schemas, DTDs, namespaces, XSLT, CSS, DOM, SAX, N-tiered architecture and Xcommerce. An appendix in the book includes a crash course on Java and how it is used with XML and a glossary of XML terms.
XML by Example helps readers learn the language by gradually building from basic to more complex topics. The reference also provides plenty of examples, code, tips and warnings to help the reader gain a thorough understanding of XML. An excellent introduction to XML concepts and programming for web developers.
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