Webster's New World Computer Dictionary
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Webster's New World Computer Dictionary

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Whether you're a computer novice or a computer professional, Webster's New World Computer Dictionary is one of the most useful references you can buy. It gives you clear and concise definitions for more than 4,750 computer terms. You'll find coverage of standards and protocols in storage, memory, peripherals, and more-plus information on computer security, legislation, and computer and Internet technology. Cross-referencing throughout directs you effortlessly to related terms and concepts that help you understand more about a given subject and put it into a larger context. From using e-mail and going on the Internet to buying or upgrading a computer to boning up on terminology for a computer industry job, this invaluable resource gives you instant flip-and-find access to the information you need-from A (applet) to Z (zip drive).show more

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  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 20.32mm | 521.63g
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Indianapolis, IN, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 10th Revised edition
  • 076452478X
  • 9780764524783

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Comprehensive, authoritative - and user-friendly!Whether you're a computer novice or a computer professional, Webster's New World Computer Dictionary is one of the most useful references you can buy.It gives you clear and concise definitions for more than 4,750 up-to-date computer terms, including 250 that are completely new to this edition. You'll find current coverage of the latest standards and protocols in storage, memory, peripherals, and more-plus updated and expanded information on computer security, legislation, and computer and Internet technology. Cross-referencing throughout directs you effortlessly to related terms and concepts that help you understand more about a given subject and put it into a larger context.From using e-mail and going on the Internet (attachment, computer virus, cookie, shopping cart) to buying or upgrading a computer (Ethernet, G4, Pentium 4, SDRAM) to boning up on terminology for a computer industry job (Advanced Encryption Standard, timecode editing, virtual private network), this invaluable resource gives you instant flip-and-find access to the information you need-from A (applet) to Z (zip drive).show more

About Bryan Pfaffenberger

Bryan Pfaffenberger, Ph.D., author of HTML 4 Bible and more than 75 books on personal computing, teaches technical writing and the sociology of technology at the University of Virginia's Division of Technology, Culture, and Communication.show more

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