Head First Networking



Head First Networking

Frustrated with networking books so chock-full of acronyms that your brain goes into sleep mode? Head First Networking’s unique, visually rich format provides a task-based approach to computer networking that makes it easy to get your brain engaged. You’ll learn the concepts by tying them to on-the-job tasks, blending practice and theory in a way that only Head First can.

With this book, you’ll learn skills through a variety of genuine scenarios, from fixing a malfunctioning office network to planning a network for a high-technology haunted house. You’ll learn exactly what you need to know, rather than a laundry list of acronyms and diagrams. This book will help you:

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Computer Networks, Fourth Edition



Computer Networks, Fourth Edition

Computer Networks, Fourth Edition is the ideal introduction to today’s networks—and tomorrow’s. This classic best seller has been thoroughly updated to reflect the newest and most important networking technologies with a special emphasis on wireless networking, including 802.11, Bluetooth, broadband wireless, ad hoc networks, i-mode, and WAP. But fixed networks have not been ignored either with coverage of ADSL, gigabit Ethernet, peer-to-peer networks, NAT, and MPLS. And there is lots of new material on applications, including over 60 pages on the Web, plus Internet radio, voice over IP, and video on demand.Finally, the coverage of network security has been revised and expanded to fill an entire chapter.

Data Communications and Networking, Fourth Edition



Data Communications and Networking, Fourth Edition

• Visual approach is supported with hundreds of figures and
animations on the text website
• Strong in-text pedagogy is designed for the beginning student and includes numerous figures,
highlighted points, examples and real life applications, key terms, chapter summaries, practice
sets and an extensive glossary and list of acronyms.
• Text uses a bottom-up approach where students learn about data communications before
learning about networking. This approach allows instructors to cover the material in one course,
rather than having separate courses on data communications and networking.