Doug Comer, best-selling Internetworking author, provides an understandable overview of not only the Internet, but of networking technology and terminology. "The Internet Book" is an accurate and very up-to-date Internet and networking literacy book. The reader learns not only how to use the Internet, but how it works and how it evolved, Practical information is provided on how everything from the analogue to digital revolution, to local and wide area networks. It assumes minimal technical knowledge and includes analogies and examples to explain complex technology in a straightforward way. The author explains: how computers communicate, what the Internet is, how it works, and what it can do for you; the difference between a LAN, WAN and an Internet; how to find information on the Internet; and how the Internet uses multimedia.
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The Internet Book presents computer networking and the Internet from a nontechnical perspective. It explains how computers communicate, what the Internet is, how the Internet works, and what the Internet can do for people.From the Author:
Although it requires no technical background and absolutely no mathematics, The Internet Book explains computer networking and the Internet. In addition to covering the most well-known applications such as the World Wide Web and electronic commerce, the book describes how underlying technologies -- such as cable modems -- are used to deliver Internet services.
Everyone can understand this book because all technical details are explained using analogies to everyday life.
If you want to understand the Internet, but do not have a strong background in science or engineering, this book is for you.
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Book Description Prentice-Hall. Book Condition: New. pp. 336. Bookseller Inventory # 5269207
Book Description Pearson Ptr, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0131515659
Book Description Pearson Ptr, 1994. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-261-95-3547103