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Very high standard

Advantages: Easily set out and explained
Disadvantages: Could have gone into more detail in later chapters

...This is a genuinely good book that backs the trusted trademark of ".. for Dummies" which has proved throughout its series of books that it is the best when it comes to self-help guides. Packed full of internet links to the best of the net and tips on how ...

sasr007 20.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of The Internet for Dummies - IDG Books

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Duh!

Advantages: Easy to read, loads of links, website rating system
Disadvantages: Could have had more pictures

...This is a genuinely good book that backs the trusted trademark of ".. for Dummies" which has proved throughout its series of books that it is the best when it comes to self-help guides. Packed full of internet links to the best of the net and tips on how ...

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Review of The Internet for Dummies - IDG Books

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Manual gear by Haynes

Advantages: Clearly written, generally good choice of systems, well presented, satisfying to handle
Disadvantages: No index, doesn't cover handheld consoles, one or two surprising editorial decisions

... Background Haynes used to be known as a publisher almost exclusively of motoring workshop manuals. In recent years, though, they've branched out (too much?) and spread their famous brand (too thinly?) and the familiar logo now adorns solid, A4-size ...

davidbuttery 02.04.2011 · Read full review
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Review of The Video Gaming Manual - Diniz Sanches

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Misleading

Advantages: Teach yourself to program games, comes with software to help you
Disadvantages: Must know C before hand

I got this book because I was interested in learning to program, specifically learning how to program games. I read the front and back of the book carefully, and flicked through the pages to make sure it was fairly easy to follow - it was. The book did ...

bobsmith 26.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Teach Yourself Game Programming in 21 Days - SAMS Publishing

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Yet Another Bill Gates biography - have they cloned him?

Advantages: None
Disadvantages: Everything, it's really boring

...Bill Gates may have many talents when computing is concerned but his writing skills are very bad. Although the ideas and concepts are thought-provoking but I feel they do not come across with their full potential. This book is a look into the mind of ho ...

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Review of The Road Ahead - Bill Gates

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