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Gookin, Dan

Overview
Works: 541 works in 2,047 publications in 17 languages and 54,480 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Dictionaries  Popular works  Software 
Roles: Author, Editor, Creator, Author of introduction
Classifications: QA76.5, 004.165
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Most widely held works by Dan Gookin
PCs for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

161 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in 11 languages and held by 6,447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guide to personal computers written in easy-to-understand language, with information on setting up the computer and auxiliary devices, troubleshooting, Windows 95, DOS fundamentals, CD-ROMs, the Internet, and other related topics
Laptops for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

49 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses questions and problems particular to laptops, especially those involving security, networking, and coordinating the laptop with a desktop
DOS for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

39 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 2,042 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

DOS for Dummies is the latest in a series of books which provides beginners with practical, jargon-free introductory guides to a range of products and applications in the computer world
Android tablets for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

48 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,782 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With Gookin's helpful advice, you can train your Android tablet to do you bidding. From using the address book and navigation system to making phone calls and video chats, this guide has solutions to common problems, as well as information on protecting your tablet and securing your data
Android phones for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

37 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From setup and configuration to taking advantage of the latest amazing Android features, this practical resource is designed to make new Android users comfortable and to help veterans get the most out of their Android phone. The second edition includes the Android essentials such as texting, e-mailing, accessing the Internet, using maps, taking photos, recording video, synching with a PC, troubleshooting, and more; shows how to expand your phone's potential with the latest apps, music, movies, e-books, TV shows, and games available from Google Play; and covers Android smartphones from leading manufactures including HTC, Samsung, Motorola, Nokia, and LG to name a few. --
Troubleshooting your PC for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

21 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 1,208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While most troublshooting books concentrate on upgrading - and usually hardware, this book concentrates on solving problems - whether they are software, hardware or operating system problems. The problems highlighted in the book are those that the author finds are most frequently mentioned by his readers
Buying a computer for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

16 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to shopping for computers at retailers, discount stores, and on the Web discusses hardware and software basics, computer needs, comparison shipping, service and support, and the right questions to ask before purchasing
Word 2007 for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

23 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An introduction to the latest version of Microsoft's word processing software reviews Word 2007 fundamentals while demonstrating updated features and explaining how to integrate documents with other Microsoft Office applications, customize the program, and post documents to the Web
Illustrated computer dictionary for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

58 editions published between 1993 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 868 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Unless you find pocket protectors fashionable, you're probably not totally hip to the never-ending stream of new technobabble. Get up to speed on the latest geek speak with this fun dictionary, which includes coverage of the latest products, technologies, and buzzwords -- DSL, XHTML, USB, and many more! Book jacket."--Jacket
Troubleshooting & maintaining your PC all-in-one for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

16 editions published between 1911 and 2017 in English and German and held by 831 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to PC maintenance and repair, covering such topics as hardware, software, laptops, the Internet, networking, and Microsoft Windows 7, Vista, and XP
Word 2010 for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

14 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and French and held by 818 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to using Microsoft Word 2010 that covers typing, editing, finding and replacing text, checking spelling, saving and publishing documents, formatting, tables, graphics, file formats, and other related topics
Parenting for dummies by Sandra Hardin Gookin( Book )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 7 languages and held by 764 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book cuts through all of the psychobabble and confusing "expert" advice to provide practical, simple, tried-and-true parenting tips and techniques reviewed by a panel of medical professionals and parents
Word 2013 for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Whether you've used other versions of this popular program or never processed a single word, this guide will get you going with Word 2013
Samsung Galaxy Tabs for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

35 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blast into the Samsung Galaxy and experience your tablet in a whole new way. Gookin helps you get the most out of your Galaxy Note or Galaxy Tab and all its amazing features
Word 2016 For dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

16 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: The bestselling beginner's guide to Microsoft Word. Written by the author of the first-ever For Dummies book, Dan Gookin, this new edition of Word For Dummies quickly and painlessly gets you up to speed on mastering the world's number-one word processing software. In a friendly, human, and often irreverent manner, it focuses on the needs of the beginning Word user, offering clear and simple guidance on everything you need to know about Microsoft Word 2016, minus the chin-scratching tech jargon. Whether you've used older versions of this popular program or have never processed a single word, this hands-on guide will get you going with the latest installment of Microsoft Word. In no time, you'll begin editing, formatting, proofing, and dressing up your Word documents like a pro. Plus, you'll get easy-to-follow guidance on mastering more advanced skills, like formatting multiple page elements, developing styles, building distinctive templates, and adding creative flair to your documents with images and tables. Covers the new and improved features found in the latest version of the software, Word 2016. -- Shows you how to master a word processor's seven basic tasks. -- Explains why you can't always trust the spell checker. -- Offers little-known keyboard shortcuts. -- If you're new to Word and want to spend more time on your actual work than figuring out how to make it work for you, this new edition of Word 2016 For Dummies has you covered--
PCs for dummies : quick reference by Dan Gookin( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to setting up a PC, the new interface and features of Windows Vista, using basic applications, getting on the Internet, burning CDs, and more
Beginning programming with C for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

17 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C offers a reliable, strong foundation for programming and serves as a stepping stone upon which to expand your knowledge and learn additional programming languages. Written by veteran For Dummies author Dan Gookin, this straightforward-but-fun beginner's guide covers the fundamentals of using C and gradually walks you through more advanced topics including pointers, linked lists, file I/O, and debugging. With a special focus on the subject of an Integrated Development Environment, it gives you a solid understanding of computer programming in general as you learn to program with C. Beginning Programming with C For Dummies assumes no previous programming language experience and helps you become competent and comfortable with the fundamentals of C in no time
Sams teach yourself Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional in 24 hours by Dan Gookin( Book )

7 editions published in 2000 in 3 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

EBay photos that sell : taking great product shots for eBay and beyond by Dan Gookin( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions for taking quality product photographs with a digital camera to use sell items on eBay
Programmer's guide to NCurses by Dan Gookin( Book )

10 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NCurses is a programming library with an API that allows programmers to write text user interfaces in a terminal-independent manner; it's currently the most popular way to program a console in the Unix environment.; The book serves as a tutorial that walks C language programmers from the very basics of ncurses to the more advanced functions, such as manipulating windows, reading the keyboard, color text, using the mouse, and other more advanced possibilities.; The book is also a reference that contains more than 180 standard ncurses library functions and constants and explains how each of thes
 
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Dan Gookin Author of computing books, Idaho politician

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Laptops for dummiesDOS for dummiesTroubleshooting your PC for dummiesBuying a computer for dummiesWord 2007 for dummiesIllustrated computer dictionary for dummiesTroubleshooting & maintaining your PC all-in-one for dummiesWord 2010 for dummies