Computer Desktop Encyclopedia
by Alan Freedman
Publisher: computerlanguage.com 2013
Number of pages: 1124
This desktop encyclopedia contains more than 10,000 terms, which are explained accurately and lucidly. There 800 illustrations that are used to show devices and clarify concepts. The expansive, 'encyclopedic' format of the book makes it possible to explain concepts and historical background at whatever length is necessary, as opposed to abbreviated and dictionary definitions.
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