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A SIMPLE GUIDE TO CREATING YOUR OWN WEB PAGE

BY: Michael Dreyfus, PRICE: 6.99, PUBLISHER: Prentice Hall  

A cheap, simple guide to both web creation and HTML(3.2). The book does cover the basics without being too intense. You get what you pay for, it's for beginners, good value.

RATING: 3/5

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BEGINNING XHTML

BY: Frank Boumphrey et al, PRICE 28.99, PUBLISHER: Wrox, ISBN: 1-861003-43-9.

The eXtended HyperText Markup Language is quite a difficult language to first grasp. But reading this book and spending time next to a PC with the editor on, does prove rewarding. Takes a little effort, but it is worth it.

RATING: 3/5

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COMPLETE GUIDE TO NETWORKING

BY: Peter Norton & D Kearns, PRICE: 21.99, PUBLISHER: Sams, ISBN: 0-672-31593-9.

This is a concise book on network ideology, written by one of the world's leading computer experts. This book is not for the absolute beginner, it is aimed at those people with a little experience. The name 'Norton' was made famous during the Norton Utilities software of the late 1980's to mid 1990's. The book is only worthy of reading if you are studying network related subjects.

RATING:3/5

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CREATING FRONTPAGE 2000 WEB PAGES IN A WEEKEND

BY: Lisa D Wagner & Steve Callihan, PRICE: 23.49, PUBLISHER: Primatech, ISBN: 0-7615-1929-7.

A good all round introduction to both Frontpage2000 and general web-site creation, launch and maintenance. The great thing about Frontpage2000 is you don't need to master HTML in order to build a web-site.

RATING: 3.5/5

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HEROES.COM

BY: Louise Proddow, PRICE: 11.99, PUBLISHER: Hodder & Stoughton, ISBN: 0-340-78172-6.

A splendid insight of the names behind the companies which have shaped eCommerce. Not too boring, use it to inspire yourself.

RATING: 4.5/5

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MACROMEDIA FLASH 4 MAGIC

BY: David Emberton & J Scott Hamblin, PRICE: 27.99, PUBLISHER: New Riders, ISBN: 0-7357-09491.

Great flash book, good source code. Nice layout and overall format. A really good way to get into flash.

RATING: 4/5

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MARKETING WITH NEWSLETTERS

BY: E.Floyd, PRICE:$29.95, PUBLISHER: Newsletter Resources, ISBN: 0-9630222-4.

Simple, but effective guide to selling products via on-line newsletter. Worth the money simply for the information. A lot cheaper than some of the on-line services available.

RATING: 3/5

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PROGRAMMING APPLICATIONS WITH THE WIRELESS APPLICATIONS PROTOCOL

BY: Steve Mann, PRICE: 32.50, PUBLISHER: John Wiley, ISBN: 0-471-32754-9

One of the first books to deal with the WAP page language Wireless Markup Language (WML). A great introductory on WML, The book comes with a useful CD rom, this book is worth the money if you intend to develop a WAP site quickly. There is nothing like it on the market currently.

RATING 4/5

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TEACH YOURSELF C IN 24 HOURS

BY: Tony Zhang, PRICE: 17.99, PUBLISHER: Sams, ISBN: 0-672-31861-X

Like most of the teach yourself series, this book is aimed at the complete novice. The book is based on Visual C+++ 5. It will take more than 24 hours to master the book. Teach yourself does cover some advanced subjects, the book is a very good introduction to C.

RATING: 4/5

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TEACH YOURSELF MICROSOFT EXCEL 2000 PROGRAMMING IN 21 DAYS

BY: M.Harris, PRICE: 26.99, PUBLISHER: Sams, ISBN: 0-672-31543-2.

Excellent guide to Excel. Learn all you need to know, in order to become proficient in programming spreadsheets. A bit expensive but it is the complete guide.

RATING: 5/5

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THE COMPLETE IDIOTS GUIDE TO CREATING A WEB PAGE

BY: Paul McFedries, PRICE:18.50, PUBLISHER: Que, ISBN: 0-7897-2256-9.

Take the edge over the Frontpage2000 book as it caters for all. Great text, not too weighty, mildly entertaining, the mix of CD rom and book make a valuable read.

RATING: 4/5

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THE INTERNET: THE ROUGH GUIDE

BY: Angus Kennedy, PRICE: 5.99, PUBLISHER: Rough Guides, ISBN: 1-85828-4422.

One of, if not the best internet guide around. This book is really good value, it does cover the basics of e-mail, web sites and newsgroups. But no matter what your level of expertise, this book, written in a fun manner, will have something for you. Lots of sites listed, great read, great price.

RATING: 5/5

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THE VIRGIN INTERNET BUSINESS GUIDE

BY: Simon Collin, PRICE: 5.99, PUBLISHER: Virgin Publisher, ISBN: 0-75350463-4.

A simple concise guide (rather like this web site!) to starting your own web business. The first half of the book discusses the in's and out's of starting a business, whilst the second section has details of web sites to visit. Well worth a read, and at a very affordable price.

RATING: 5/5

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USING THE INTERNET IN EASY STEPS

BY: Brian Austin, PRICE: 4.99, PUBLISHER: Computer Step, ISBN: 1840781106.

Simple introductory guide to the internet.

RATING: 3/5

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WEB GRAPHICS FOR DUMMIES

BY: Linda Richards, PRICE: 21.74, PUBLISHER: IDG Books Worldwide, ISBN: 0-7645-0211-5.

A simple light hearted look at designing and making web graphics. The book is easy to follow, but has a tendency to lapse into US grammar.

RATING: 4/5

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