Computer Book Reviews

The Internet Writing Journal, February 1999
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C++ Unleashed by Jesse Liberty

Sams, November 1998.
Trade Paperback, 918 pages.
ISBN: 0672312395
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Cover of C++ Unleashed
by Jesse Liberty This comprehensive C++ reference contains pages and pages of instruction and coding to aide the C++ programmer. Coverage in the book includes: object-oriented programming, classes, memory management, frameworks, templates, container classes, namespaces, recursive data structures, sorting algorithms, search algorithms, parsing techniques, object persistence, encryption, relational databases, CORBA, COM and similarities between Java and C++. Examples, source code, screenshots, tables and diagrams are used to enhance the text. An included CD-ROM contains source code from the book and third party programming tools.

C++ Unleashed is targeted at intermediate to advanced C++ programmers who have already had an introductory course in C++ or have read a beginning C++ programming book. A valuable and extensive reference for C++ programmers seeking to learn more powerful and advanced programming skills.


Harley Hahn Teaches the Internet by Harley Hahn

Que, November 1998.
Trade Paperback, 422 pages.
ISBN: 0789716151
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Harley Hahn Teaches the Internet
by Harley Hahn This book helps people unfamiliar with the Internet, email and web browsers learn the skills they need to take advantage of the information and resources available on the Internet. The book covers numerous internet skills and topics Including: email, browsers, viruses, plug-ins, search engines, web rings, zip files, newsreaders, mailing lists, chat rooms, webpage editors, HTML, clip art and website hosting. Examples, diagrams, screenshots and website links are included in the text. In addition to instruction, author Harley Hahn includes humorous tidbits and social advice, such as it is no longer cool to use the words "Cyberspace" and "Information Superhighway" to refer to the Net.

Harley Hahn's unique delivery and his fun combination of instruction and humor help make this introduction to the Internet an enjoyable experience for the reader. Harley Hahn Teaches the Internet is a wonderful introduction to the Internet and online computing for the absolute novice, full of easy-to-follow advice and healthy encouragement.


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