Author Archives: eholmgren

DotNetNuke 5 USER’S GUIDE: Get Your Website Up and Running

July 30, 2009 – DotNetNuke (DNN) is a content management system ideal for creating and deploying projects such as commercial web sites, corporate intranets and extranets, and online publishing portals. The open-source package comes loaded with a set of built-in tools that provide powerful functionality including a weblog, banner advertising, links, search, news feeds (RSS), […]

Green Gadgets For Dummies helps you save money and reduce your carbon footprint

June 19, 2009 – Today, the rush to “go green” is impacting everything from the automobile industry to building design. In fact, there’s a growing market of devices that help people monitor their “greenness,” as well as a new breed of gadgets that not only take a new environmentally friendlier design approach, but a more […]

Service Management For Dummies helps give businesses a competitive advantage

June 12, 2009 – In an increasingly interconnected business world, everything is becoming a service. Today even manufactured products are services and managing these services is a challenge. Service Management for Dummies, a just released Dummies series book written by Hurwitz & Associates analysts, Judith Hurwitz, Robin Bloor, Marcia Kaufman, and Fern Halper, clarifies what […]

Ning For Dummies Makes Social Networking a Breeze

June 6, 2009 – According to Nielsen Online, blogs and social networking are consuming more online time than checking and writing personal email. Nielsen reports that, globally, social network and blogging sites account for 1 in every 11 minutes online, or 45 billion minutes in total. Social network leaders like Facebook and MySpace are massive […]

Bricklin On Technology: Words of Wisdom from a Tech Guru

“ Few have contributed more than Dan to making computing technology a part of our everyday lives. This book is rich in history — filled with the stories and unique insights of a software pioneer whose groundbreaking work was a key catalyst of the PC revolution. Although he describes himself simply as a ‘toolmaker,’ Dan’s […]

OPTIMIZE QUALITY FOR BUSINESS OUTCOMES Offers Software Developers a Guide to Improved Software Testing

December 3, 2008 – Published in partnership with Hewlett-Packard, OPTIMIZE QUALITY FOR BUSINESS OUTCOMES: A Practical Approach to Software Testing (Wiley Publishing, Inc.; July 2008; $40.00) offers an essential guide for software developers seeking to improve their software testing strategies. According to a 2002 National Institute of Standards Technology (NIST) study, software bugs cost the […]

CWNP Chooses Wiley-Sybex as Official CWNP Press: CWNA, CWSP, and new CWTS titles to be available in early 2009

November 19, 2008 – Certified Wireless Network Professional (CWNP) announced today that Wiley-Sybex will be the exclusive, worldwide publisher of the Official CWNP Program Study Guides. The first releases of the series are the CWNA® – Certified Wireless Network Administrator Study Guide, 2nd Edition and the CWTS® – Certified Wireless Technology Specialist. Both of these […]

A developer’s guide to building mobile applications using the Android SDK

November 18, 2008 – At long last the first of the rumored “Google phones” is a reality, and it’s built on the first open and fully featured mobile platform: Android. Android is an open source project, and developers can use a full set of APIs to develop applications. This open environment will drive developers to […]

NEW SECURITY+ CERTIFICATION STUDY GUIDES TO ENSURE SUCCESS ON EXAM DAY

CompTIA is the world’s largest developer of vendor-neutral IT certification exams, and their “Security+ Certification” is the industry standard for anyone that wants prove their skills as a computer security professional. With thousands of certified individuals today, major corporations, vendors, and consultants internationally recognize the Security+ credential. Covering a wide range of topics including systems […]

Wii For Dummies is the perfect guide for gamers new to the Nintendo Wii

September 30, 2008 – In spite of slowing consumer spending, sales of game consoles are booming and are led by Nintendo’s revolutionary Wii. The Wii is red hot with not only traditional gamers, but it has opened the world of video games to a whole new market including parents and seniors. In fact, since release, […]

Computer security legend, Bruce Schneier, challenges illusions of security at every level in SCHNEIER ON SECURITY

September 17, 2008 – Click here to watch world renowned cryptographer Bruce Schneier discuss how businesses can secure their networks and information:

BIOMETRICS FOR DUMMIES shows the best ways to implement a biometric security system

August 5, 2008 – Researchers are forecasting that spending on biometrics worldwide will more than double over the next five years, from nearly $3 billion in 2008 to $7.3 billion in 2013. Security is now more important than ever and Biometric technologies allow corporations to verify identity by finger-scan, iris-scan, facial-scan, signature-scan, and hand-scan. For […]

The Best of 2600: A Hacker Odyssey delves into the archives of 2600 and explores the hacker culture from a firsthand perspective

July 9, 2008 – 2600: The Hacker Quarterly is a publication with millions of copies in circulation each year. The articles have been consistently fascinating and frequently controversial, focusing on technical information on a variety of subjects including telephone switching systems, Internet protocols and services, as well as general news concerning the computer “underground”. Over […]

Two new Sybex titles dispel myths of ZBrush’s difficulty and helps 3D artists fulfill their potential

ZBrush is an emerging 3D design tool that eases some of the technological burdens of artists and helps them focus more easily on creating art, but it’s still an application that needs some explanation. Some artists are intimidated by what they see when they look at the ZBrush interface. Introducing ZBrush (Sybex; May 2008; $39.99) […]

INTERNATIONAL CUISINE explores countries and regions, cultures, and ingredients, and describes the crucial role they play in different world cuisines

June 18, 2008 – In light of the importance of increased globalization, the need for a comprehensive guide to the many varied cuisines of the world is more important than ever. INTERNATIONAL CUISINE (Wiley Hardcover; August 4, 2008; $45.00) by The International Culinary SchoolsSM at The Art Institutes serves as a window for students, professional […]