Zen and the Art of the Internet

Zen and the Art of the Internet : A Beginner's Guide

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For someone learning about the Internet for the first time, the sheer size of it can be overwhelming. This revised beginner's guide to the Internet not only helps readers break through the intimidation barrier, but also provides them with enough tools and confidence to help others use the Net as well. It explains why the Internet works as it does and how people interact in this environment. This edition has a two colour format and has been completely updated to cover changes in Internet technology.
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  • Paperback | 193 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 17.78mm | 340.19g
  • Prentice Hall
  • Upper Saddle River, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0131214926
  • 9780131214927

Table of contents

Foreword. Preface. Preface to the Second Edition. Acknowledgments. 1. Network Basics. 2. Electronic Mail. 3. Anonymous FTP. 4. Usenet News. 5. Telnet. 6. Various Tools. 7. Commercial Services. 8. Things You'll Hear About. 9. Finding Out More. Conclusion. A: Getting to Other Networks. B: Retrieving Files via Email. C: Newsgroup Creation. D: Items Available for FTP. E: Services via Telnet F: Country Codes. Glossary. Bibliography. Index.
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