The World Wide Web for Busy People

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9780078822445: The World Wide Web for Busy People

As part of the Busy People series, this book stands apart from the competition in editorial approach and design. The book opens with a quick overview on accessing the Web and explains all the necessary hardware and software, such as browsers and modems. Subsequent chapters present lessons covering the essentials, from downloading files and creating bookmarks to using electronic mail and searching tools.

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The Book to Use When There's No Time to Lose Learning to surf the World Wide Web doesn't have to complicate your life or rob you of your last few hours of free time. Untangling the Web's vast resources can be fast and simple. With the right blend of vital skills and shortcuts, The World Wide Web for Busy People will put you ahead of the game-and your timetable-to give you fast, accurate, and fun results. Whether you set aside an evening or a lunch hour-or just reach this Busy People book as you need it-you'll soon be on the fast track to using the Web for a variety of needs. Master the mysteries of modems and browsers in a flash. Explore the basics, from downloading files and creating bookmarks to using e-mail and search tools. Dive into the Web's limitless potential and find what you need to know quicker than you thought possible. Discover how to use online services and operate your very own Web site. Plus, take an online visit to the author's top picks for the most useful and unique Web sites. Organized for a QUICK ORIENTATION, The World Wide Web for Busy People offers exceptional timesaving features, including: Fast Forwards: quick reference sections at the beginning of each chapter that summaraize all the essential commands and features-and ideal way for more experienced users to learn more about the Web in no time!; Shortcuts: Accelerated routes to completing a task or solving a problem.; Habits and Strategies:; Timesaving tips and convenient techniques.; Definitions: Fast and clever ways to learn and remember the jargon.; Cautions Known pitfalls and problems to avoid to save you time and headaches. Written by a busy person (like you!) with a skeptic's view of computing, this book is opinionated, fun to read, well-organized, and authoritative. If you have precious few hours to devote to learning about the World Wide Web, but need to know the most important details, The World Wide Web for Busy People is the one book for you.

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