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Gookin, Dan

Overview
Works: 608 works in 2,283 publications in 13 languages and 55,211 library holdings
Genres: Handbooks and manuals  Popular works  Software 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator
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Most widely held works by Dan Gookin
PCs for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

119 editions published between 1992 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 6,669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide for beginning users covers setup, disks and disk drives, monitors, printers, peripheral equipment, acronyms and jargon, computer security, and common mistakes
Laptops for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

51 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 3,067 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

54 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and held by 2,767 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 )

55 editions published between 2012 and 2018 in English and German and held by 2,276 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. --
DOS for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

35 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 1,922 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
Buying a computer for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,767 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
Troubleshooting your pc for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

25 editions published between 1984 and 2008 in English and held by 1,595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Covers topics including lost files, start-up problems, memory leaks, and Outlook Express
Programmer's guide to NCurses by Dan Gookin( )

11 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,217 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
Samsung Galaxy Tabs for dummies by Dan Gookin( )

40 editions published between 2011 and 2018 in English and held by 1,183 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
Sams teach yourself Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional in 24 hours by Dan Gookin( )

8 editions published in 2000 in 4 languages and held by 1,130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Word 2016 For dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

30 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in English and German and held by 1,123 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--
Word 2013 for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

23 editions published between 2013 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,095 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
Word 2007 for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

24 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,053 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
Troubleshooting & maintaining your PC all-in-one for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

20 editions published between 1911 and 2017 in English and held by 977 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 883 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overview: Dan Gookin gets you up to speed so you can get down to work with all the new features of Word 2010! Bestselling and quintessential For Dummies author Dan Gookin employs his usual fun and friendly candor while walking you through the spectrum of new features of Word 2010. Completely in tune with the needs of the beginning Word user, Gookin shows you how to use Word quickly and efficiently so that you can spend more time working on your projects and less time trying to figure out how to make Word perform the tasks you need it to do. This newest edition of Word For Dummies explains how to navigate the user interface and take advantages of file formats, and skips the unnecessary jargon. Unparalleled author Dan Gookin applies his beloved For Dummies writing style to introduce you to all the features and functions of Word 2010; Escorts you through the capabilities of Word 2010 without weighing you down with unnecessary technical jargon; Deciphers the user interface and shows you how to take advantage of the file formats
EBay photos that sell : taking great product shots for eBay and beyond by Dan Gookin( )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 874 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides instructions for taking quality product photographs with a digital camera to use sell items on eBay
PCs for dummies : quick reference by Dan Gookin( )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and Italian and held by 841 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( )

25 editions published between 2013 and 2017 in English and German and held by 800 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
Parenting for dummies by Sandra Hardin Gookin( Book )

16 editions published between 1995 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 657 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
C for dummies by Dan Gookin( Book )

23 editions published between 1994 and 2004 in English and Spanish and held by 637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loaded with entertaining examples, a hands-on tutorial teaches, without losing its sense of humor, the essentials of C programming to even the most cautious novice. Original
 
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Dan Gookin Author of computing books, Idaho politician

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