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Practical Arduino

Apress, December 2009
ISBN: 978-1430224778
Website: www.practicalarduino.com

Create your own Arduino-based designs, gain in-depth knowledge of the architecture of Arduino, and learn the user-friendly Arduino language all in the context of practical projects that you can build yourself at home. Get hands-on experience using a variety of projects and recipes for everything from home automation to test equipment.

Arduino has taken off as an incredibly popular building block among ubicomp (ubiquitous computing) enthusiasts, robotics hobbyists, and DIY home automation developers. Practical Arduino provides detailed instructions for building a wide range of both practical and fun Arduino-related projects, covering areas such as hobbies, automotive, communications, home automation, and instrumentation.


Quickstart Guide to Google AdWords

Lulu, February 2008
ISBN: 978-1-8479964-9-7
Website: www.adwords-quickstart.com

Go from marketing-zero to AdWords Hero in less than 60 minutes!

Want to promote your business online and drive traffic to your website? Then Google AdWords may be just the tool you need.

AdWords is instant gratification for marketing junkies, but you don't have to be a marketing guru to use it. This quickstart guide will take you from the point of signing up all the way through to managing and optimising your ads. It will show you the basics of how to get started, how to create and tune your ads, and how to measure their effectiveness. It assumes no technical knowledge: just a desire to grow your business and an interest in how AdWords can help bring new customers to your site.


How To Build A Website And Stay Sane (Second Edition)

Lulu, May 2007
ISBN: 978-1-84799-734-0
Website: www.stay-sane.com

There are thousands of books designed to turn you into a web developer. They talk about image creation, scripting, database management, information architecture, and so many acronyms your head will spin: HTML, XML, SOAP, RPCs and RFCs.

This is not one of them!

What if you don't want to become a web developer yourself? What if you just want to focus on your core business, and find a web development company or ebusiness consultant to help create a site for you?

Then How To Build A Website And Stay Sane is for you. It will equip you to find a company or consultant to develop or revamp your website and to understand what they're trying to sell you. The information in this book will help you weed out the wannabes from the real experts and keep control of your online presence.


Ubuntu Hacks

O'Reilly Media, June 2006
ISBN: 978-0596527204
Website: www.ubuntuhacks.com

Ubuntu Hacks is your one-stop source for all of the community knowledge you need to get the most out of Ubuntu: a collection of 100 tips and tools to help new and experienced Linux users install, configure, and customize Ubuntu. With this set of hacks, you can get Ubuntu Linux working exactly the way you need it to. Learn how to:

  • Install and test-drive Ubuntu Linux.
  • Keep your system running smoothly
  • Turn Ubuntu into a multimedia powerhouse: rip and burn discs, watch videos, listen to music, and more
  • Take Ubuntu on the road with Wi-Fi wireless networking, Bluetooth, etc.
  • Hook up multiple displays and enable your video card's 3-D acceleration
  • Run Ubuntu with virtualization technology such as Xen and VMware
  • Tighten your system's security
  • Set up an Ubuntu-powered server

Ubuntu Hacks will not only show you how to get everything working just right, you will also have a great time doing it as you explore the powerful features lurking within Ubuntu.


How To Build A Website And Stay Sane

Oft Press, October 2004
ISBN: 0-9756901-0-8
Website: www.stay-sane.com

There are thousands of books designed to turn you into a web developer. They talk about image creation, scripting, database management, information architecture, and so many acronyms your head will spin: HTML, XML, SOAP, RPCs and RFCs.

This is not one of them!

What if you don't want to become a web developer yourself? What if you just want to focus on your core business, and find a web development company or ebusiness consultant to help create a site for you?

Then How To Build A Website And Stay Sane is for you. It will equip you to find a company or consultant to develop or revamp your website and to understand what they're trying to sell you. The information in this book will help you weed out the wannabes from the real experts and keep control of your online presence.