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Product Description: Explore the basic concepts of electronics, build your electronics workbench, and begin creating fun electronics projects right away! Electronics For Dummies, 3rd Edition is Packed with hundreds of colorful diagrams and photographs, this book provides step-by-step instructions for experiments that show you how electronic components work, advice on choosing and using essential tools, and exciting projects you can build in 30 minutes or less...read more

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9781119117971 | 3 edition (For Dummies, July 27, 2015), cover price $29.99 | About this edition: Explore the basic concepts of electronics, build your electronics workbench, and begin creating fun electronics projects right away!
9780470286975 | 2 edition (For Dummies, September 22, 2009), cover price $24.99 | About this edition: Electronics is fascinating – want to make something of it?

Miscellaneous:

9780470664933 | For Dummies, February 2, 2010, cover price $28.50
9780470663585, titled "Electronics for Dummies: Uk Edition" | For Dummies, December 10, 2009, cover price N/A
| also contains Electronics For Dummies

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Product Description: Create high-tech walking, talking, and thinking robots "McComb hasn’t missed a beat. It’s an absolute winner!" -GeekDad, Wired.com Breathe life into the robots of your dreams―without advanced electronics or programming skills...read more

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9780071782777 | Tab Books, March 13, 2013, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Create high-tech walking, talking, and thinking robots "McComb hasn’t missed a beat.

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Product Description: The Bestselling Robotics Book--Now with New Projects and Online Tools! "Amazing...should be required reading for any budding robot builder!" -GeekDad, Wired.com Have fun while learning how to design, construct, and use small robots! This richly illustrated guide offers everything you need to know to construct sophisticated, fully autonomous robots that can be programmed from your computer...read more

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9780071750363, titled "Robot Builder's Bonanza" | 4th edition (Tab Books, May 23, 2011), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: The Bestselling Robotics Book--Now with New Projects and Online Tools!
9780071468930, titled "Robot Builder's Bonanza" | 3 edition (Tab Books, May 30, 2006), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: As I sit here on my couch, I reminisce of happier times - times when I was full of life and strength, married to a wonderful husband, with beautiful children that brought more joy than words could express, a Christian family full of hope for the future.
9780071413572, titled "Robot Builder's Bonanza" | 3 sub edition (McGraw-Hill, December 1, 2005), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A major revision of the bestselling "bible" of amateur robotics building--packed with the latest in servo motor technology, microcontrolled robots, remote control, Lego Mindstorms Kits, and other commercial kits.
9780071362962, titled "Robot Builder's Bonanza" | 2nd edition (McGraw-Hill, October 1, 2000), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A major revision of the bestselling "bible" of amateur robotics building--packed with the latest in servo motor technology, microcontrolled robots, remote control, Lego Mindstorms Kits, and other commercial kits.

Discusses tools and equipment, components, techniques and procedures, and safety, and includes ideas for projects.

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9780764576607 | For Dummies, February 4, 2005, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Discusses tools and equipment, components, techniques and procedures, and safety, and includes ideas for projects.

Miscellaneous:

9780470663585, titled "Electronics for Dummies: Uk Edition" | For Dummies, December 10, 2009, cover price N/A
| also contains Electronics For Dummies
9780764597190 | For Dummies, February 22, 2005, cover price $21.99

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Product Description: A guide to constructing robot bases for amateurs and home hobbyists. It is structured around the applications and now specific technologies, and contains several projects to illustrate different options and methods of performing the tasks required...read more

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9780071408523 | McGraw-Hill, November 1, 2003, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: A guide to constructing robot bases for amateurs and home hobbyists.

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Product Description: A major revision of the bestselling "bible" of amateur robotics building--packed with the latest in servo motor technology, microcontrolled robots, remote control, Lego Mindstorms Kits, and other commercial kits. Gives electronics hobbyists fully illustrated plans for 11 complete Robots, as well as all-new coverage of Robotix-based Robots, Lego Technic-based Robots, Functionoids with Lego Mindstorms, and Location and Motorized Systems with Servo Motors...read more

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9780613593878 | 2 edition (Turtleback Books, July 1, 2003), cover price $39.15 | About this edition: A major revision of the bestselling "bible" of amateur robotics building--packed with the latest in servo motor technology, microcontrolled robots, remote control, Lego Mindstorms Kits, and other commercial kits.

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Product Description: EVERYTHING THE ROBOTICS HOBBYIST NEEDS TO LEARN -- WHAT IT IS -- WHERE TO GET IT -- HOW TO GET STARTEDFROM THE AUTHOR OF ROBOT BUILDER’S BONANZA!Fascinated by the world of robotics but don’t know how to tap into the incredible amount of information available on the subject? Clueless as to locating specific information on robotics? Want the names, addresses, phone numbers, and web sites of companies that can supply the exact part, plan, kit, building material, programming language, operating system, computer system, or publication you’ve been searching for? Turn toRobot Builder’s Sourcebook – a unique clearinghouse of information for that will open 2500+ new doors and spark almost as many new ideas...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780071406857 | Tab Books, August 1, 2002, cover price $38.00 | About this edition: EVERYTHING THE ROBOTICS HOBBYIST NEEDS TO LEARN -- WHAT IT IS -- WHERE TO GET IT -- HOW TO GET STARTEDFROM THE AUTHOR OF ROBOT BUILDER’S BONANZA!

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Product Description: Linux Modem and Serial Communications: A Collection of Linux Howtos (Open Source Library)
By Gordon McComb (editor)

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9781583482759 | Iuniverse Inc, April 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Linux Modem and Serial Communications: A Collection of Linux Howtos (Open Source Library)

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Product Description: Introduction to Linux provides general introductory information on finding, using, and installing the Linux operating system. Inside you'll find numerous "howto" articles written by Linux experts from around the world. These articles, compiled from the Linux Documentation Project, provides basic information about the Linux operating system, including an explanation of Linux, a list of features, and some important requirements for running Linux...read more

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9781583482742 | Iuniverse Inc, April 1, 2000, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Introduction to Linux provides general introductory information on finding, using, and installing the Linux operating system.

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Product Description: This book provides detailed information on how to use Linux with Microsoft Windows and MS-DOS. Inside you'll find numerous "howto" articles written by Linux experts from around the world. These articles, compiled from the Linux Documentation Project, show you how to share a PC with Linux and other operating systems, switch from Windows to Linux, share a modem with Linux and Windows, and more...read more

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9781583482728 | Iuniverse Inc, April 1, 2000, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This book provides detailed information on how to use Linux with Microsoft Windows and MS-DOS.

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Product Description: A collection of how-to articles on installing and upgrading the Linux operating system. * Written by the world's leading Linux experts. * Includes detailed information on partitioning disk drives for Linux, upgrading Red Hat distributions, and more...read more
By Gordon McComb (editor)

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9781583482711 | Iuniverse Inc, April 1, 2000, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: A collection of how-to articles on installing and upgrading the Linux operating system.

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9780070455962 | Ill edition (McGraw-Hill, October 1, 1999), cover price $21.95

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Product Description: A collection of tested and proven projects that can be mixed and matched to create a wide range of highly intelligent and workable robot creatures.

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9780830608003, titled "The Robot Builder's Bonanza: 99 Inexpensive Robotics Projects" | 1 edition (Tab Books, May 1, 1987), cover price $23.95 | About this edition: Describes useful tools, materials, and techniques and practical advice on power supply, robot locomotion, arm systems, grippers, optical sensors, sound detection, and collision avoidance

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9780830628001 | Tab Books, May 1, 1987, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Describes useful tools, materials, and techniques and practical advice on power supply, robot locomotion, arm systems, grippers, optical sensors, sound detection, and collision avoidance

Prebinding:

9780613031974, titled "The Robot Builder's Bonanza: 99 Inexpensive Robotics Projects" | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $35.65 | About this edition: A collection of tested and proven projects that can be mixed and matched to create a wide range of highly intelligent and workable robot creatures.

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Explains how to use the word processing program to format and edit text, publish documents on the Web, activate the speech-to-text features, and work with tables, illustrations, and charts (view table of contents)

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9780782122367 | Sybex Inc, July 1, 1999, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Explains how to use the word processing program to format and edit text, publish documents on the Web, activate the speech-to-text features, and work with tables, illustrations, and charts

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Product Description: The cleanest CD sound, the quietest turntable, and the clearest FM signal are useless without a fine speaker system. This book not only tells readers how to build quality speaker systems, it also shows them what components to choose and why...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780790611198 | 2 edition (Prompt Pubns, June 1, 1999), cover price $50.95 | About this edition: The cleanest CD sound, the quietest turntable, and the clearest FM signal are useless without a fine speaker system.
9780790610252 | Prompt Pubns, November 1, 1992, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: Book by McComb, Gordon

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Product Description: Complete and up-to-date specifications of Cascading Style Sheets, Level 2 (CSS2). * Ideal for program designers, HTML Web page authors, and others who need to keep abreast of current publishing standards for the World Wide Web. * Describes how to attach a style sheet to an HTML document so that its appearance (fonts, colors, spacing) can be accurately defined...read more
By Gordon McComb (compiler)

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9781583482537 | To Excel Inc, January 1, 1999, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Complete and up-to-date specifications of Cascading Style Sheets, Level 2 (CSS2).

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Product Description: Serves as a guide to help in creating a movie theater environment in the home. It discusses all aspects of the audio/video revolution from TV sets, DVD players, and satellite systems down to the speakers, wires, and connectors needed to make the home theater work.

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9780790611549 | Prompt Pubns, May 1, 1998, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Serves as a guide to help in creating a movie theater environment in the home.

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Product Description: The code and the tools to make a Web commerce site work. This hands-on book offers step-by-step "recipes" for creating a profitable and secure Web site. It provides all the tools a developer would need to sell wares and content through the Internet...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780471196631 | Pap/cdr edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, December 1, 1997), cover price $44.99 | About this edition: The code and the tools to make a Web commerce site work.

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Product Description: Using Corel WordPerfect X Special Edition teaches the fundamentals of WordPerfect and how to become productive using it. Readers learn how to enter and edit text, format text, manage files, spell check documents, and print. The book then moves into more intermediate and advanced features, such as mail merge, working with large documents, using macros, developing business presentations, and more...read more

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9780789713001 | Que Pub, August 1, 1997, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Using Corel WordPerfect X Special Edition teaches the fundamentals of WordPerfect and how to become productive using it.

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Product Description: Java, JavaScript, Perl, C, Visual Basic, Visual Basic Script, Unix. To successfully develop and work with Web sites, Webmasters have to be familiar with these languages and several others. While most are experts in one or maybe two languages, they couldn't possibly know them all...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780471175766 | Pap/cdr edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, April 1, 1997), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: Java, JavaScript, Perl, C, Visual Basic, Visual Basic Script, Unix.

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Product Description: 100+ hands-on laser projects. If you're fascinated by the boundless potential of laser beams, grab a copy of Gordon McComb's Lasers, Ray Guns, and Light Cannons. He takes you step-by-step through 100 build-your-own laser projects--from ray guns and laser light shows to night scopes and laser pointers...read more

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9780070450356 | McGraw-Hill, April 1, 1997, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: 100+ hands-on laser projects.

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A complete tutorial and reference details the JavaScript language while focusing on its most enhanced functions, and the accompanying CR-ROM provides a library of ready-to-use applications and routines. Original. (Intermediate). (view table of contents)

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9780471161851 | Pap/cdr edition (John Wiley & Sons Inc, August 1, 1996), cover price $44.95 | About this edition: A complete tutorial and reference details the JavaScript language while focusing on its most enhanced functions, and the accompanying CR-ROM provides a library of ready-to-use applications and routines.

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