A great resource for the inexperienced cybertraveler. Introduces you to Web multimedia, gopher, chat, and telnet and teaches you how to create your own Web page. Previous edition c1999. Softcover.
Easily accessible and fun overview of everything the Internet has to offerThe new edition weeds out some coverage of lesser used Internet features (such as Archie and Gopher) replacing them with hot up-to-date coverage of live audio, conferencing, and push mediaThe Complete Idiot's Guide to the Internet, 4th Edition is an updated version of one of Que's best-selling Complete Idiot's GuidesSpecial Lycos Yellow Pages section highlights the best of the most popular Lycos Web sitesNew users are especially concerned about security and online transactions according to recent surveys. This book will cut through the myths and explain the tools and concepts surrounding these for this audience - Provides an easily accessible and fun overview of everything the Internet has to offer
- Weeds out some coverage of lesser-used Internet features (such as Archie and Gopher) replacing them with hot up-to-date coverage of live audio, conferencing, and push media
- Includes a special Lycos Yellow Pages section, which highlights the best of the most popular Lycos Web sites
You're nobody's fool. You figure the Internet is more than a place for people who gamble with their credit cards, online chatterers, and celebrity adoration pages, but you've never really explored it. The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Internet, Sixth Edition, makes sense of the Web World. From an Internet overview, through email and browsers, and newsgroups and more, this book untangles it all, and makes the most of your Internet navigation. Written in a language that speaks to you, makes you laugh, and heck, might even make you money, this best-seller has you up and surfing successfully in no time.
About the Author
Peter Kent is the author of all six of the bestselling The Complete Idiot's Guide® to the Internet books. He has been training computer users and documenting software for the past 18 years. He has also written articles that have appeared in Internet World, Windows Magazine and Computer World, and writes the syndicated column Geek News. Peter is the founder of BizBlast.com, a major e-business service provider.