Computer Book Reviews

The Internet Writing Journal, November 1998
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New Riders' Official World Wide Web Yellow Pages by Marcia Layton

New Riders, September 1998.
Trade Paperback, 502 pages.
ISBN: 0735700052
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New Riders' Official World Wide Web Yellow Pages
by Marcia Layton The 1999 edition of this print guide to websites provides numerous website reviews for a wide collection of subjects. Each website review contains the name of the website, the web address and a brief description of the site. In addition to the reviewed website each subject category also includes a list of URLs for more websites related to that category. Some of the topics covered in the World Wide Webpages include animals, business, education, gardening, health, music, parenting, relationships, sports and travel. Also included in the book are the top picks for each category, mailing lists and newsgroups. A handy book to have in front of you while you are surfing the Net.


Visual Basic 6 Interactive Course by Mark Spenik, Andrew J. Indovina, Pierre Boutquin and David Jung.

Waite Group Press, September 1998.
Trade Paperback, 1130 pages.
ISBN: 1571691332
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Cover of Visual Basic 6 Interactive Course
by Mark Spenik, Andrew J. Indovina, Pierre Boutquin and David Jung This course on Visual Basic provides a complete text to learning and programming in Visual Basic 6 as well as online quizzes & tests through the eZone online learning facility. The eZone also provides mentoring and student interaction and allows you to print a personalized certificate of completion if you pass the online course. Instruction in the book covers beginning and advanced programming concepts including: the Visual Basic interface, object-oriented programming, variables, functions, subroutines, GUI, classes, ActiveX controls, debugging, file system controls, databases, Windows API and the Visual Basic OLE. An enclosed CD-ROM includes source code, samples and third party software.

This is a complete course on Visual Basic 6, packed with valuable instruction, examples and source code in addition to the online eZone that allows you to test your progress. A great way to learn the Visual Basic language. Aimed at beginning and intermediate level programmers.


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