CIG Internet 2002_p

CIG Internet 2002_p

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  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 185 x 228 x 20mm | 719g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • 0130432482
  • 9780130432483

Table of contents

Contents At A Glance Part 1: Start At The Beginning 1 1 The Internet: What's It All About? 3 An overview of what the Internet is, and what it can do for you. 2 The Premier Internet Tool: Email 19 Send your first email message and learn what to do with messages you receive. 3 Advanced Email: HTML And Encryption 39 Email gets fancy, email gets safe: how HTML mail and public-key encryption will transform email. 4 The World Of The World Wide Web 51 Getting your browser started so you can surf the World Wide Web. 5 More About The Web 67 Become a Web expert: learn about saving stuff, working with the cache, and more. 6 Forms, Applets, And Other Web Weirdness 81 Things you'll run across on the Web, from Java programs to Web pages that push and pull. 7 Web Multimedia 103 Sound, video and animation: the Web comes to life. 8 Setting Up Your Own Web Site 119 You don't have to be an observer; you can become a participant. Here's how to publish on the Web. Part 2: There's Plenty More 133 9 Newsgroups: The Source Of All Wisdom 135 What's a newsgroup? How do you pick one from the thousands? You'll find out here. 10 Your Daily News Delivery 145 Here's how to use your newsreader or email software to participate in discussion groups. 11 The Giant Software Store: FTP 163 Millions of computer files are publicly accessible through FTP sites. 12 Yak, Yak, Yak: 'Chatting' In Cyberspace 183 It's not real chatting because you type your messages, but it's a real-time discussion system you'll love (or hate). 13 Voice On The Net, White Boards, And More 203 A new way to communicate over the Internet using your voice, drawings, file transfers, and more. 14 What On Earth Are All Those File Types? 215 I'll explain all about download directories, dozens of file types, and compressed files. 15 Gopher And Telnet - Still Alive, But Barely 229 Two useful but relatively little-used systems. Part 3: Getting Things Done 243 16 Finding Stuff On The Internet 245 Here's how to find the needle you need in the Internet haystack. 17 Staying Safe On The Internet 261 Keep your kids (and yourself) out of trouble on the Net. 18 FAQ - Internet Questions And Answers 271 The hot topics - from email forgery to why your software won't work. 19 Making Money On The Internet 281 The classic Internet question: how do you make money on the Net? Here's how. 20 The Web - Your Complete Entertainment Guide 291 Where to find entertainment and fun, from TV guides to flights and holidays. 21 Online News And Current Affairs 301 Find the hottest sites for news, finance, and politics. 22 Stay At Home And Go Cyber-Shopping 309 You can buy almost anything online - as long as you know where to go and what to do. 23 Research And Work On The Internet 319 Dozens of the best reference sites for work, school, and general interest. 24 Pursue Your Hobbies And Interests 331 Where to go for support and advice, friendship and romance, sports and leisure pursuits. Part 4: Resources 339 A Speak Like A Geek: The Complete Archive 341 You could call it a glossary. B Windows Internet Features 361 Windows is stacked full of utilities and programs to help you work on the Internet. C All The Software You'll Ever Need 369 Visit these sites to download enough software to keep you busy for years. D Finding A Service Provider 377 If you haven't yet got on the Internet, here's how to start. Index 383show more