By John R. Levine and Margaret Levine Young.
1997, 380 pages, US$22.99. C$32.99 £21.99,
There's a lot more to say about the Internet than we had room for in
The Internet for Dummies.
So here's the next installment, updated to be the perfect companion to
The Internet for Dummies, 4th ed.
- Tells you how to get your Windows system on the Net using free or
- An expanded section tells you how to create a home page,
your personal billboard on the
Information Supercollider, er, highway.
- Discusses the ins and outs of Net applications including on-line chat,
and Internet voice.
- Learn how to use the Net for business, and how to register your own Internet
- Has lots of great Net resources and the Official alt.folklore.urban
Table of Contents
Part I: We're Back!
1. Back Into the Fray
2. Resource, Resource, Who's Got the Resource?
Part II: Getting your PC a PPP account
3. The Coolest Way to Get Connected: Dial-up PPP Accounts
4. The Ways of Windows 3.1
5. Tricking Windows 95 into Letting You Connect to the Net
6. Grabbing Software over the Net
7. Cool Winsock and Mac Software
Part III: More Ways to Waste Time Online
8. Advanced Surfing
9. Internet Relay Chat: The Ultimate Solution to Free Time
10. Speak to Me!
11. How to Break into Computers on the Net
12. Internet Classic
13. Fun and Games on the Net
14. Cool Stuff is Out There!
Part IV: Home Page, Ho!
15. Home-Page Bound
16. Pretty as a Picture -- and Well Connected Too
17. Everything Else We Know about Web Pages
Part V: On-Line Odds and Ends
18. Using the Net for Business
19. Have I Got a Secret?
20. How to Register a Domain Name
|Part VI: Hideous Technical Details
21. A Look Under the Hood
22. You Made Us Do This: More Gory Details
23. Even More Grotty Details
A. Countries on the Net