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Computer wimp

John Bear

Computer wimp

166 things I wish I had known before I bought my first computer!

by John Bear

  • 202 Want to read
  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Hutchinson in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Index.

StatementJohn Bear.
The Physical Object
Pagination279p.
Number of Pages279
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19666937M

WIMP stands for Windows, Icons, Menus and Pointers (or maybe Windows, Icons, Mouse, Pull-down menus). WIMP is the style of graphical user interface that uses the above-mentioned common widgets. It was invented at Xerox PARC, popularised by the Apple Macintosh and now available in other varieties. The core content of the book is based on the introductory under-graduate HCI course (advanced junior or senior level) that I have taught since at Korea University. The following table shows how one might structure a similar course using this book (or pace oneself for self-teaching). Lecture.

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The subtitle of this book is " things I wish I had known before I bought my first computer." The book is now virtually useless as advice, but I advise you to read it anyway (used copies low as one cent - can't go wrong there).

It is enormously entertaining and often cinemavog-legrauduroi.coms: 1. In human–computer interaction, WIMP stands for "windows, icons, menus, pointer", denoting a style of interaction using these elements of the user cinemavog-legrauduroi.com was coined by Merzouga Wilberts in Other expansions are sometimes used, such as substituting "mouse" and "mice" for menus, or "pull-down menu" and "pointing" for pointer.

Nov 13,  · Today, computer operating systems such as Microsoft Windows and Apple macOS are interacted with using WIMP. For example, in Microsoft Windows each of the programs are opened on the computer by double-clicking an icon with your mouse pointer.

Once a program is opened (like your browser window), it is contained within a window. Sep 01,  · COMPUTER WIMP by John Bear. Paperback $ There are truly things that anyone should know before buying a computer or before giving up on the one they aready have.

We think you will laugh and learn every step of the way. Publish your book with B&cinemavog-legrauduroi.com: WIMP: Stands for "Windows, Icons, Menus, Pointer." WIMP is an acronym that emerged in the s and describes the graphical user interface (GUI) of personal computers.

It includes both Windows and Macintosh interfaces, as well as other less common operating systems, such as Linux and NeXT. The book cover describes Bear as "an otherwise intelligent, sensible human being who was turned into an unhappy, frustrated wimp by his first 10 years with small computers.

Now, having achieved computer satisfaction, he has written this book to help spare others his fate." At times the book is. - Amazing Videos, Funny Clips. Daily Headlines. Coffee Company Raises $80,+ for Fallen Cop’s Memorial Fund.

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[John Bear; David M Pozerycki] -- Guide to computers helping the computer-user decide what computers can and cannot do, and which models are the best. Includes a 30 page purchasing section. Free Online Books. cinemavog-legrauduroi.com contains links to thousands of free online technical books.

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Nov 12,  · No matter how powerful your personal computer is, it’s still a wimp when compared with today’s supercomputers. But—in Associated Press style, at least—it’s probably also a “WIMP.” That all-capital rendering is a clue that “WIMP” is an acronym, a word formed from the.

In Februaryduring the New York Comic Con, Jeff signed a multi book deal with publisher Harry N. Abrams, Inc., to turn Diary of a Wimpy Kid into a print series. The book became an instant hit, and the online version received about 20 million views as of ; many online readers requested a.

Get this from a library. Computer wimp: things I wish I had known before I bought my first computer. [John Bear]. Suitable for grades 5 - 8, Diary of a Wimpy Kid is about the hazards of growing up before you're ready. Read Diary of a Wimpy Kid online, here.

John Bear's book Computer Wimp. Things I Wish I Had Known Before I Bought My First Computer. discusses the author hearing employees of a computer store mention RYFM ("read your fucking manual"). List of alternative interpretations of RTFM "read the fucking mail" (usually referring to e.

Oct 18,  · Rev. of: Computer wimp. Includes bibliographical references and index Things to think about before you take the plunge -- Important issues to consider before you buy -- Question: do I buy the hardware first, the software first, or do something else first -- Answer: do something else first.

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Aug 01,  · MIRACLE WIMP by Erik P. Kraft is the account of life as a high school nerd. Tom Mayo, yes Mayo, hence the nickname Miracle Wimp, tells his story. Early on, Tom attempts to explain how he tried to tell his tormentors the Donkeys (jock-types) that mayonnaise and Miracle Whip were not the same, but no one ever said the Donkeys were very bright/5.Sep 03,  · The book has illustrations and is not as overwhelming as some other computer books.

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