WorldCat Identities

McComb, Gordon

Overview
Works: 112 works in 427 publications in 8 languages and 12,883 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Software  Juvenile works  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Compiler, Editor
Classifications: TJ211, 629.892
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gordon McComb
The robot builder's bonanza : 99 inexpensive robotics projects by Gordon McComb( Book )

62 editions published between 1987 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes educational but fun projects, from building basic motorized platforms to giving a machine a brain--teaching it to walk and talk and obey commands
Electronics for dummies by Cathleen Shamieh( Book )

35 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in English and French and held by 1,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Makes the scary topic of electronics fun, demystifying everything from circuits to schematics. The perfect introduction for electronics do-it-yourselfers and hobbyists-and the perfect supplement for anyone studying electronics in school
Troubleshooting and repairing VCR's by Gordon McComb( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robot builder's sourcebook by Gordon McComb( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A directory for those seeking information on amateur and educational robotics, containing over 2000 listings of robot suppliers, including mail order and local area businesses, and containing resources for both common and hard-to-find parts and supplies
Compact disc player maintenance and repair by Gordon McComb( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lasers, ray guns, and light cannons : projects from the wizard's workbench by Gordon McComb( Book )

4 editions published in 1997 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" ... How to build more than 88 exciting projects with inexpensive, easily obtained components and step-by-step illustration-ladel instructions."--Cover
Gordon McComb's gadgeteer's goldmine! : 55 space-age projects by Gordon McComb( Book )

4 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Plans and instructions for building plasma sphere generator, Tesla coil, piezo film speaker and amp, Kirlian camera, laser alarm system, fiberoptic communications link, variable-rate strobe light, radiation detector, fiberoptic vibration detector, computer control interface, high-tension induction coil, Van de Graaff generator, long-range transmitter, He-Ne laser pistol, holography darkroom, seismograph, infrared radiation scope, audio amps, universal receiver, superconductor disc, robots, and other electronic projects
The laser cookbook : 88 practical projects by Gordon McComb( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troubleshooting and repairing fax machines by Gordon McComb( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arduino robot bonanza by Gordon McComb( Book )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Create high-tech walking, talking, and thinking robots. Breathe life into the robots of your dreams--without advanced electronics or programming skills. Arduino robot bonanza shows you how to build autonomous robots using ordinary tools and common parts. Learn how to wire things up, program your robot's brain, and add your own unique flair"--Page 4 of cover
VCRs & camcorders for dummies by Gordon McComb( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lighthearted approach to VCRs and camcorders, using a simple style, cartoons, and humorous icons to present serious information about how to master recording and take great pictures. Discusses the capabilities of the machines, taping, programming, and caring for the VCR, deciphering the camcorder's knobs and buttons, and troubleshooting
Web programming languages sourcebook by Gordon McComb( Book )

13 editions published in 1997 in English and Polish and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD-ROM includes library of customizable scripts and programs, and a collection of utilities
Using WordPerfect 6.1 for Windows, special edition( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and Dutch and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Working with Word : the definitive guide to Microsoft Word on the Apple Macintosh by Chris Kinata( Book )

10 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building speaker systems by Gordon McComb( Book )

8 editions published between 1988 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Web commerce cookbook by Gordon McComb( Book )

11 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD-ROM contains: CGI scripts for order processing, user validations, and site management -- Freeware and cutting edge Web commerce utilities -- HTML code, programs, and server files -- Ready-to-use templates
WordPerfect 5.1 macros and templates by Gordon McComb( Book )

8 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and Dutch and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assumes good working knowledge of WordPerfect; i.e., know how to write and edit text, how to format text using codes, and how to print documents. Knowledge of the advanced features also valuable. Latest release as of this writing is version 5.1
The gamer's guide to coding by Gordon McComb( Book )

3 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn one of today’s most important skills—coding—while creating your own games! With this illustrated, interactive guide to coding, readers will discover how to create, test, and play fun 2D computer games. No prior programming knowledge is required to become proficient: just follow the easy step-by-step examples to program and share games on an Apple or Windows PC, Android device, or Apple iOS tablet. With code instruction in JavaScript—a user-friendly programming language used in millions of websites—this book is the perfect springboard for mastering any coding skill, from website creation to business processes, computer engineering, and professional-level game development
Building your own robots by Gordon McComb( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and French and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fun robotics projects that teach kids to make, hack, and learn!
JavaScript sourcebook by Gordon McComb( )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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The robot builder's bonanza : 99 inexpensive robotics projects
Alternative Names
Mac Comb, Gordon

MacComb, Gordon

MacComb, Gordon 1957-

Mc Comb, Gordon

McComb, Gordon

맥콤, 고든

マッコーム, ゴードン

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Electronics for dummiesTroubleshooting and repairing VCR'sRobot builder's sourcebookLasers, ray guns, and light cannons : projects from the wizard's workbenchGordon McComb's gadgeteer's goldmine! : 55 space-age projectsThe laser cookbook : 88 practical projectsVCRs & camcorders for dummiesWeb programming languages sourcebook