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Firefox For Dummies

  • Firefox For Dummies gives you the inside scoop on the exciting new browser from the Web wizard that got it started. The book's author, Blake Ross, began developing Firefox as a teenager. Once available to the world, the simple and powerful tool was an instant hit claiming a sizable share of the Web browser market with over 140 million downloads.
  • In this book Blake not only gives you the lowdown on how to use Firefox for safe Web searching, but he also shares his insight into how the product came to life. It's a combination of practical tech insight and a good story that is rare in computer books…
Submitted:Sep 5, 2005
Author:Blake Ross
Brand:For Dummies
Total comments:67
Category:Internet
805 diggs • 65 comments • Apr 20, 2006

Firefox for Dummies, Now Available

From Blake Ross, one of the founders of Firefox, comes the new book "Firefox for Dummies." Just released on Amazon and perfect for teaching people about the best browser option (and learning a little more yourself).

9 diggs • 2 comments • Sep 5, 2005

Firefox for Dummies

"I?m looking to finish up Firefox for Dummies this week and I need your help ensuring that it?s a valuable resource for our users. I?m looking for two kinds of submissions" Blake RossYou can pre-order now!

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FarmVille For Dummies

The only how-to, full-color book available on the game sensation FarmVille

With more than 80 million active players since the game?s release in 2009, there seems no end to the growing popularity of FarmVille. Whether accessed through the Facebook application or from the game?s Web site, this application is a worldwide phenomenon. Yet, there has been no beginner guide that offers an introduction to newcomers and updates to experienced players?until now. FarmVille For Dummies is aimed at getting novices acquainted with FarmVille rules and regulations, while more savvy players can sharpen their skills and find out how to stay up to date on the latest FarmVille features…

Submitted:Nov 24, 2010
Author:Angela Morales
Brand:For Dummies
Total comments:25
Category:Internet Games
133 diggs • 25 comments • Nov 24, 2010

Worst Book Ever.

Do we seriously need this?

67diggs

Podcasting: Do It Yourself Guide

  • Listen up! Podcasting, which has taken the online world by storm, involves recording a broadcast and embedding it in an RSS feed so listeners can download it to their PCs, iPods, MP3 players, or even their cell phones
  • Written by one of the first and most popular podcasters, this cutting-edge book will have readers not only finding, downloading, and listening to podcasts, but creating and broadcasting their own
  • Shows how to find podcasts to subscribe to; use podcasting software including ipodder, doppler, and more; create a podcast with just a PC or Mac; or build a professional studio for recording podcasts
Submitted:May 14, 2005
Author:Todd Cochrane
Brand:Wiley
Total comments:9
Category:Hardware
67 diggs • 9 comments • May 14, 2005

Worlds first book on Podcasting

Todd Cochrane (the geek from Geek News Central) announced today his new book from Wiley. The book, entitled "Podcasting: Do It Yourself Guide", covers every aspect of podcasting, from start to finish.

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Leo Laporte's 2006 Technology Almanac

Leo Laporte is TV and radio's most recognized and prolific technology personality, best known for his humor, wit and ability to teach both newcomers and grizzled PC veterans. In Leo Laporte's 2006 Technology Almanac, Leo provides a year's worth of anecdotes, tips, factoids, and musings about the machines at the center of your life…

Submitted:Oct 16, 2005
Author:Leo Laporte
Brand:Que
Total comments:5
Category:PCs
58 diggs • 5 comments • Oct 16, 2005

Leo Laporte's 2006 Technology Almanac

Leo went from plugging his book everyday on TechTV to releasing this one under the radar. Just wanted to get the word out for him.

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Building Accessible Websites (VOICES)

Using a strategic approach to the issues in a journalistic style, this book will be a foundation for how people think about this issue going forward-the first book people would read on the topic, before delving into the minutiae of the moment.

With lawsuits and human-rights complaints proliferating, and with simple awareness of accessibility percolating through the industry, soon it will be hard to find a web shop that won't be producing accessible sites, whether it presently has the experience and know-how or not…

Submitted:Aug 22, 2006
Author:Joe Clark
Brand:New Riders Press
Total comments:6
Category:Web Services
25 diggs • 2 comments • Aug 22, 2006

Goatse, or how to build an accesable website

Unfortunately, the wonderful people at New Riders Press didn't ever see the world-famous shock site. If they had, I doubt they would have used this as a book cover about website design.

8 diggs • 3 comments • Jun 2, 2008

GOATSE: [sfw]

When writing a book on design and accessability, don't make the cover of your book a 4 handed goatse with your name in the middle!

3 diggs • 0 comments • Jan 24, 2008

Goatse spotted at Amazon!!

Another goatse sighting (GROUP goatse?!)

2 diggs • 0 comments • Dec 5, 2008

Looks like this book may not be that popular

I gasped when I saw this book on Amazon.com. Does it bring back those horrible images to anyone's mind? Double Goatse? Btw, the image is SFW

2 diggs • 1 comment • Sep 7, 2006

Web Design book with a strange cover!

I saw this book on Amazon and guess what I thought of?

1 diggs • 0 comments • Jul 18, 2008

Goatse'd by Amazon

extra wide style

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A Million Random Digits with 100,000 Normal Deviates

Not long after research began at RAND in 1946, the need arose for "random numbers" that could be used to solve problems of various kinds of experimental probability procedures. These applications, called Monte Carlo methods, required a large supply of random digits and normal deviates of high quality, and the tables presented here were produced to meet those requirements.This book was a product of RAND's pioneering work in computing, as well a testament to the patience and persistence of researchers in the early days of RAND…

Submitted:Oct 9, 2005
Author:RAND Corporation
Brand:American Book Publishers
Total comments:13
Category:Business & Culture
11 diggs • 6 comments • Oct 9, 2005

Amazon Users Review 'A Million Random Digits'

Majority find plot new and refreshing.

7 diggs • 2 comments • Jan 2, 2007

One of the Most Compelling Books I Have Ever Read

Just check the reviews and see what I mean.

7 diggs • 1 comment • Oct 14, 2006

A million random digits

"A truly amazing genre-breaking work of art unlike any that has ever been or ever will. I was captivated from the moment I opened the cover until the extremely suspenseful moment I turned the last page. With that said, I was a little disappointed that 71602 was knocked off by 92937 just as the plot was unfolding." Read the customer reviews, diggers

7 diggs • 1 comment • Sep 28, 2006

Hilarious Amazon Book Reviews

See what type of reviews Amazon customers give to a book with one million random digits. I wonder if there will be a sequel? Need salt for your jcrypt?

6 diggs • 1 comment • Sep 28, 2006

Hilarious Amazon Book Reviews. These are a riot!

See what type of reviews Amazon customers give to a book with one million random digits. I wonder if there will be a sequel? Need salt for your jcrypt?

1 diggs • 0 comments • May 21, 2010

Most boring book in the world drives people insane (Amazon)

Look, I know that "A Million Random Digits with 100,000 Normal Deviates" is a bit dry, but you're not actually supposed to read it from cover to cover! Check out what customers who viewed this item on Amazon also viewed. Be sure to use the arrows.

1 diggs • 2 comments • Jun 16, 2006

A Million Random Digits with 100,000 Normal Deviates - quite the book

After a poorly formatted ISBN search I found this book. I wish I knew someone to give it to who would be excited by it.A classic to be read from cover to cover.

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Wii For Dummies, New Edition (For Dummies (Computers))

Just got a Nintendo Wii game console? Thinking about one? Wii offers video games, exercise tools, the opportunity to create a cool Mii character, and lot of other entertainment options. Wii For Dummies shows you how to get the most from this fun family game system…

Submitted:Aug 21, 2008
Author:Kyle Orland
Brand:For Dummies
Total comments:0
Category:Video Games
29 diggs • 0 comments • Aug 21, 2008

Wii For Dummies

If you don't know how to use the Wii...no sweat Wii For Dummies is going to be out soon.

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Xbox 360For Dummies

Microsoft's Xbox now accounts for 37 percent of the game console market, and the new Xbox 360 is due out for the 2005 holiday season, months before Sony's PlayStation 3. When gamers take the new Xbox home, however, they'll soon discover that it's more than a just a game machine-it's a full-fledged home media hub with more power than most PCs. This friendly guide shows how to maximize both gaming and non-gaming features of this amazing machine…

Submitted:Aug 4, 2005
Author:Brian Johnson
Brand:For Dummies
Total comments:4
Category:Video Games
13 diggs • 0 comments • Aug 4, 2005

Xbox 360 for Dummies

Xbox for Dummies takes the reader through the details of getting the Xbox up and running on the home TV. It goes on to expose functionality that system buyers might not even be aware of. HDTV support, Dolby sound, and networking make the Xbox a device to be reckoned with in the home entertainment setup.

8 diggs • 2 comments • Aug 29, 2005

Xbox 360 For Dummies

Also pre-order Breathing For Dummies.

1 diggs • 2 comments • Jan 27, 2006

Xbox 360 for Dummies

If your a "dummy" or just retarded this book is for YOU! Cheap price as well $13.59

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MySpace For Dummies (For Dummies (Computers))

Filled with tips and tricks on how to use MySpace—from setting up a MySpace account to customizing your MySpace profile—MySpace for Dummies is your one-stop tutorial on all the ins and outs of the Internet’s biggest socializing network…

Submitted:Jan 29, 2007
Author:Ryan Hupfer
Brand:For Dummies
Total comments:4
Category:Programming
17 diggs • 4 comments • Jun 3, 2007

The Most Accurate Book Title of All Time

I saw this in the bookstore today and I couldn't resist sharing it with you.

4 diggs • 0 comments • Jan 29, 2007

MySpace for dummies

The "for dummies" series is almost like the Simpson's... they've done it all! Plus isn't the title of the book redundant?

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Coding: The Handbook for Information Technology

Coding contains a summary of 20 of today’s most used technologies, thoughtfully organized into one reference handbook. Everyone in the IT community can find value in this book.

It is designed to go with you everywhere you go so that no matter what technology you are dealing with, you’ll find answers to those questions that inevitably pop up. And you’ll find them fast.

The book is divided into 4 sections. The first section covers programming languages including Java, C++, C#, VB.NET, COBOL, and PERL. The second section covers higher level application languages, including HTML, XML, JSP, ASP.NET, PHP, VBScript, and JavaScript…

Submitted:Dec 4, 2005
Author:Knute Axelson; Mary Bellino; Dave Harper; Dave Iffland; Dan Ignat; Greg Kick; Paul Landes; Paul Millar; Sonny Mounicou; Greg Munger; Travis Pettijohn; Mike Shelton; Murli Subramany; Mike VanDeWoestyne; Srinivasa Yeramati
Brand:Blue Line Press
Total comments:2
Category:Languages & Tools
20 diggs • 2 comments • Dec 4, 2005

Learn 20 technologies in one book.

Cliffs Notes for IT pros who need to get up to speed on different programming languages and technologies quickly (C++, VB.NET, C#, PHP, COBOL, Oracle, DB2, etc.).

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