Creating your dream home is an exciting idea, but it’s also a major project and one where you need to be an expert on everything from planning laws to landscape design, and all that’s in between. Self Build and Renovation For Dummies takes you through every step of the process, from choosing and buying a plot of land, through to the building’s design and on to the actual build – plus all the financial and legal stuff – using plain English in an easy-to-understand format. Here is everything you need to know to create your perfect home.
If you’ve dreamed about having a customized multimedia PC or one tricked out for your favorite games, build your own and make your dreams come true! Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies makes it easy.
Not only is building your own PC a really rewarding project, it can also save you a nice chunk of cash. This step-by-step guide helps you decide what you need, teaches you what all those computer terms mean, and tells you exactly how to put the pieces together. It shows you:
What tools you need (not as many as you might think!)
All about operating systems
How to install CD and DVD drives
The scoop on sound and video, and how to put a sound system together from start to finish
How to connect a monitor and install a modem
All about setting up and configuring the hard drive
Secrets for securing your system, and more
Included is a bonus DVD showing you how to install the motherboard, CPU, RAM, ports, hard drive, video and sound cards, a DVD drive, and more. With Build Your Own PC Do-It-Yourself For Dummies, you can have the computer you want plus the satisfaction of doing it yourself!
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Macromedia Studio MX 2004 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies provides a one-stop reference for users looking to harness the power of this Web building suite. The book covers each of the core applications in Studio MX including Dreamweaver, Flash, Freehand, Fireworks, ColdFusion and, newly added to this edition, Contribute. Macromedia Studio MX 2004 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies also contains coverage on using all the applications together in a single Web building project as well as an overview of the basics of good Web design. This book, like the product itself, should appeal to both professional and hobbyist Web builders who want a single product that can do the work of six or seven separate products.
– Now featuring more than 250 color illustrations throughout, this perennially popular guide is a must for novices who want to work with HTML or XHTML, which continue to be the foundation for any Web site
– The new edition features nearly 50 percent new and updated content, including expanded coverage of CSS and scripting, new coverage of syndication and podcasting, and new sample HTML projects, including a personal Web page, an eBay auction page, a company Web site, and an online product catalog
– The companion Web site features an eight-page expanded Cheat Sheet with ready-reference information on commands, syntax, colors, CSS elements, and more
– Covers planning a Web site, formatting Web pages, using CSS, getting creative with colors and fonts, managing layouts, and integrating scripts
Get connected, get clicking, and get what you need from the Internet, whether that’s answers from Google, bargains from E-bay, music from iTunes, or merchandise from the thousands of shopping sites. The Internet Gigabook For Dummies has almost 900 pages jam-packed with information, how-tos, tips, techniques, advice, and short-cuts to help you use the Internet for all it’s worth! Whether you’re an experienced Web surfer or just daring to get your feet wet for the first time, you’ll discover how to get the most from the Internet and its most popular sites with information on:
The basics—everything from installation to browsing, navigation, and setting up your e-mail account
Googling—searching for information, photographs, newsgroups, bargains, and more
Yahooing— searching, mail, shopping, chatting, playing games, doing financial research, and more
Buying and selling on eBay—finding collectables, hard-to-find items, and bargains; bidding, buying, and paying online; and selling your own trash and treasures
Making beautiful music together with iTunes—buying and playing music, burning CDs, organizing your music collection with playlists, and even editing on your iPod
Creating your own Web Pages—building your first site, including the essentials and working with HTML, FrontPage, Dreamweaver, posting your Web site, and more
Edited by Peter Weverka, author of many For Dummies books, The Internet Gigabook For Dummies includes information culled from eight For Dummies books. It’s like a greatest-hits collection! Even experienced surfers will discover some new tricks such as how to:
Use Yahoo! Finance to get stock quotes, do financial research, and create an online portfolio
Use Instant Messaging with AOL, MSN Messenger, or Yahoo! Messenger
Shop Google Catalogs or use Froogle for online comparison shopping
Use advanced techniques and bidding strategies to help you win in eBay auctions
Use Yahoo! People Search to find old friends. search Yahoo! Personals to find true romance (or someone semi-compatible). place your own personal ad, and more
Use Google News to scan the headlines, search for specific topics, follow related links to go in-depth, or track a story over time
Whether you’re new to the Internet and want to learn how to set up your e-mail or have a great e-tail idea and want to set up an online business, this Gigabook, complete with an in-depth index, helps you get GigaValue from your online experience.