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McComb, Gordon

Overview
Works: 120 works in 470 publications in 9 languages and 13,102 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Juvenile works  Software  Popular works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Creator
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Most widely held works by Gordon McComb
The robot builder's bonanza : 99 inexpensive robotics projects by Gordon McComb( )

64 editions published between 1987 and 2019 in 4 languages and held by 3,490 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( )

25 editions published between 2004 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,476 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
Robot builder's sourcebook by Gordon McComb( )

19 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 1,178 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
Troubleshooting and repairing VCR's by Gordon McComb( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1995 in English and held by 1,012 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Building your own robots by Gordon McComb( Book )

17 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fun robotics projects that teach kids to make, hack, and learn!
Compact disc player maintenance and repair by Gordon Mccomb( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how compact disc players work, offers advice on maintenance, troubleshooting, and repairs, and discusses tools, supplies, and common malfunctions
Arduino robot bonanza by Gordon McComb( Book )

13 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 338 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
The gamer's guide to coding by Gordon McComb( Book )

5 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 286 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 coding skill, from website creation to business processes, computer engineering, and professional-level game development
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 266 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
JavaScript sourcebook : create interactive JavaScript programs for the World Wide Web by Gordon McComb( Book )

21 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gordon McComb's gadgeteer's goldmine! : 55 space-age projects by Gordon McComb( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 241 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 )

9 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Troubleshooting and repairing fax machines by Gordon McComb( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Web programming languages sourcebook by Gordon McComb( Book )

13 editions published in 1997 in English and Polish and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CD-ROM includes library of customizable scripts and programs, and a collection of utilities
VCRs & camcorders for dummies by Gordon McComb( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 203 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
Using WordPerfect 6.1 for Windows, special edition( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in 3 languages and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Electronics for dummies by Dickon Ross( Book )

17 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Featuring more than 20 easy projects, this guide to electronics fundamentals demystifies everything from circuits to schematics. It explains the principles behind home theatre system wiring, guitar fuzz amps and other real-world electronics and covers multimeters, oscilloscopes, resistors, capacitors, transistors and more
Working with Word : the definitive guide to Microsoft Word on the Apple Macintosh by Chris Kinata( Book )

12 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to make a robot by Gordon McComb( )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Learn the basics of modern robotics while building your own intelligent robot from scratch! You'll use inexpensive household materials to make the base for your robot, then add motors, power, wheels, and electronics. But wait, it gets better: your creation is actually five robots in one! -- build your bot in stages, and add the features you want. Vary the functions to create a robot that's uniquely yours. Mix and match features to make your own custom robot: Flexible Motorized Base -- a playpen for all kinds of programming experiments Obstacle Detector -- whiskers detect when your robot has bumped into things Object Avoider -- ultrasonic sound lets your robot see what's in front of it Infrared Remote Control -- command your robot from your easy chair Line Follower -- use optics to navigate your bot; have races with other robot builders! You will learn how switches, ultrasonics, infrared detectors, and optical sensors work. Install an Arduino microcontroller board and program your robot to avoid obstacles, provide feedback with lights and sound, and follow a tracking line. In this book you will combine multiple disciplines -- electronics, programming, and engineering -- to successfully build a multifunctional robot. You'll discover how to: construct a motorized base set up an Arduino to function as the brain use "whisker" switches to detect physical contact avoid obstacles with ultrasonic sensors teach your robot to judge distances use a universal remote to control your robot install and program a servo motor respond to input with LEDs, buzzers, and tones mount line-following sensors under your robot And more. Everything is explained with lots and lots of full-color line drawings. No prior experience is necessary. You'll have fun while you learn a ton!" -- ONIX annotation
Web commerce cookbook by Gordon McComb( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 123 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
 
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The robot builder's bonanza : 99 inexpensive robotics projects
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Electronics for dummiesRobot builder's sourcebookTroubleshooting and repairing VCR'sLasers, ray guns, and light cannons : projects from the wizard's workbenchJavaScript sourcebook : create interactive JavaScript programs for the World Wide WebGordon McComb's gadgeteer's goldmine! : 55 space-age projectsThe laser cookbook : 88 practical projectsWeb programming languages sourcebook
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Mac Comb, Gordon

MacComb, Gordon

MacComb, Gordon 1957-

Mc Comb, Gordon

McComb, Gordon

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