The "Rolls-Royce" of computer dictionaries is back -- and it's better than ever. This classic computer volume -- the reference of choice for computer users for nearly a decade -- is now completely updated with more useful and current information than ever before, including new information on internet and Web terminology.With 6,000 entries, "The Computer Glossary" has long been recognized as the most comprehensive source for computer terms and information ever compiled. It's perfect for wet-behind-the-ears web surfers, industry experts, or anybody in between.
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The seventh edition is substantially expanded with over 6,000 computer terms. This dictionary covers basic computer vocabulary, graphics and multimedia terminology, and a sampling of cyberslang and Internet terms, plus programming, networking, UNIX, and PC jargon. Profiles on industry leaders and historic happenings make this glossary interesting as well as useful. Definitions are tailored to the type of word. Basic terms are defined in layman's language while the specific technical jargon is defined with more technical terms. Comprehensive cross-referencing gives you quick access to what you're looking for.About the Author:
Alan Freedman (Point Pleasant, PA) is president of The Computer Language Company and author of eight previous editions of this book, as well as two editions of The Computer Desktop Encyclopedia.
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Book Description AMACOM, 1998. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 8th. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0814479782