Introduction to the Internet

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9780130110374: Introduction to the Internet

Part of Prentice Hall's ESource Series. A brief module which covers Internet basics for engineering and computer science students. This text covers topics such as sending email, mailing lists, ftp, HTML, Java, IRC, and TCP/IP. James anticipates the interests of the more sophisticated engineering/cs student, and delivers a book that will open a student to all the aspects of the internet.

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Introduces all of the commonly used components that make up the Internet. This is done with a focus on using the Internet as a workbench with many tools that must be kept organized to be used efficiently. Introduces basics of Web page making Introduces the basics of Java programming Introduces information on using the Internet securely

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SCOTT D. JAMES is a staff lecturer at Kettering University (formerly GMI Engineering & Management Institute) in Flint, Michigan. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Systems Engineering with an emphasis on software engineering and computer-integrated manufacturing. Scott decided on writing textbooks after he found a void in the books that were available. "I really wanted a book that showed how to do things in good detail but in a clear and concise way. Many of the books on the market are full of fluff and force you to dig out the really important facts." Scott decided on teaching as a profession after several years in the computer industry. "I thought that it was really important to know what it was like outside of academia. I wanted to provide students with classes that were up to date and provide the information that is really used and needed." Acknowledgments: Scott would like to acknowledge his family for the time to work on the text and his students and peers at Kettering who offered helpful critiques of the materials that eventually became the book.

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