eBay Business the Smart Way: Maximize Your Profits on the Web's #1 Auction Site (June, $24.95) by Joseph T. Sinclair lays down a strategy for selling on eBay.
The Web Conferencing Book (June, $24.95) by Sue Spielman and Liz Winfield shows how to give presentations and hold meetings and other group events over the Web.
Wireless Networking Made Easy: Everything You Need to Know to Build Your Own PANs, LANs, and WANs (June, $27.95) by Russell Shaw offers an overview of personal, local and wide area networks and gives instructions on setting them up.
Accessibility for Everyone: Understanding the Section 508 Accessibility Requirements (Mar., $39.99) by John P. Mueller explains how to alter desktop and Web-based applications to comply with Section 508 federal regulations.
Bluetooth for Java (Mar., $39.99) by Bruce Hopkins and Ranjith Antony leads developers through the creation of Java applications using Bluetooth wireless technology.
The Definitive Guide to the .NET Compact Framework (Apr., $59.99) by Larry Roof reveals how to create effective user interfaces, work with device-based data sources, access enterprise data and more.
Enterprise Java for SAP (Apr., $59.99) by Austin Sincock explores communicating with an SAP environment through JavaServer Pages, JDBC and Enterprise JavaBeans.
In Search of Stupidity: 20+ Years of High-Tech Marketing Disasters and How to Avoid Them (May, $24.99) by Merrill (Rick) Chapman gives insight into avoidable mistakes made by some of the country's largest and best-known high-tech companies.
Inside the Minds: Techie Talk—Breaking Down the Language of the Techies and What Every Executive Must Know About Technology (Apr., $27.95) by Inside the Minds editors teaches important technological points to help execs gain increased efficiency and profitability.
Inside the Minds: Java Pros—Java Experts Reveal the Tricks of the Trade for Java Programmers of All Levels (Apr., $27.95) by Inside the Minds editors explains the theories behind using Java and innovative aspects to maximize its use.
Asset Protection and Security Management Handbook (Mar., $79.95) by POA Publishing covers security management from basic investigations and legal issues to workplace violence, risk analysis and access control.
Managing a Network Vulnerability Analysis (June, $59.95) by Thomas R. Peltier and Justin Peltier provides a framework for a formal, structured approach to network vulnerability assessments, or "ethical hacking."
Server Disk Management in a Windows Environment (July, $79.95) by Drew Robb focuses on managing and optimizing the performance of hard drives with Windows systems.
Critical Incident Management (Aug., $59.95) by Alan B. Sterneckert teaches incident prevention, response, recovery and prosecution, and shows how to create and manage computer incident response teams.
The Hacker's Handbook (Aug., $59.95) by Susan Young, Dave Aitel and John Tessel covers hacking techniques and exploits for systems administrators.
Managing Your Wired Workforce (Apr., $39.95) by Christine Czarnowsky and Micheal Williams discusses productivity, legal liability, security, SPAM, cyber crime and intellectual property issues, and includes sample Internet policies on CD.
CHARLES RIVER MEDIA
Cross-Platform Web Services Using C++ and Java (Mar., $49.95) by Brian Hochgurtel is a guide for creating versatile Web services with both C++ and Java.
AI Application Programming (Apr., $54.95) by M. Tim Jones explains how to add artificial intelligence to software projects.
Building a Digital Human (Apr., $49.95) by Ken Brilliant reveals the details of modeling realistic and fantasy 3D characters using any 3D program.
Preventative Programming Techniques: Avoid and Correct Common Mistakes (Apr., $44.95) by Brian Hawkins. This reference assists in detecting, fixing and preventing common programming errors.
Level Creation for PC Games (May, $49.95) by Andy Clayton uses real games to explain the fundamentals of level creation.
Photoshop Trickery and FX (June, $39.95) by John Donald Carlucci teaches how to alter real-world photos.
3ds max 5 Essentials: A Real-World Approach (June, $49.95) by David Kalwik teaches all the new tools of this graphics program through the creation of an animated commercial project.
Linux Application Development for the Enterprise (Aug., $54.95) by Satya Kolachina walks readers through the development of applications using Linux commercial development tools.
Embedded Systems Dictionary (Apr., $29.95) by Jack Ganssle and Michael Barr defines more than 2,500 of the most frequently used terms in the embedded systems field.
Creating Motion Graphics with After Effects: Volume 2: Advanced Techniques (Apr., $59.95) by Trish and Chris Meyer focuses on how After Effects integrates with other programs vital to the motion graphics workflow.
Real-Time Concepts for Embedded Systems (Apr., $49.95) by Qing Li explores the details and tools of real-time system design and the issues facing developers.
Windows Media 9 Series by Example (June, $44.95) by Nels Johnson offers videographers examples and tutorials demonstrating the application's basic functions.
Working with DVD Studio Pro (June, $49.95) by Mike Evangelist is a guide to producing sophisticated DVD projects, written by the co-developer of the Studio Pro application.
(dist. by Midpoint Trade Books)
Window Dressing (Mar., $19.95) by Amy C. Lowenstein, author of For Grandmas Who Do Windows, assists the over-55 computer user in navigating the Internet.
ELSEVIER SCIENCE/DIGITAL PRESS
Call Center Operation: Design, Operation and Maintenance (Apr., $39.95) by Duane Sharp presents case studies of successful call center strategies and best practices.
Computer Systems Performance Evaluation and Prediction (Apr., $59.99) by Paul Fortier and Howard Michel explains computer systems engineering tradeoff analysis.
Internet Security: A Jumpstart for Systems Administrators and IT Managers (June, $44.99) by Juanita Ellis and Tim Speed identifies the newest methods for protecting corporate data.
Microsoft Exchange Server (Aug., $59.99) by Tony Redmond offers comprehensive coverage of implementation, migration and management issues for Exchange.
ELSEVIER SCIENCE/FOCAL PRESS
Digital Asset Management (May, $54.99) by David Austerberry explains the potential benefits of applying asset management systems to content creation models for distribution.
3D Wizardry: Quick and Easy 3D Techniques (June, $TBA) by Simon Danaher offers tricks, tips and techniques for creating 3D effects.
ELSEVIER SCIENCE/MORGAN KAUFMANN
Web Bloopers: 60 Common Web Design Mistakes, and How to Avoid Them (Apr., $9.95) by Jeff Johnson identifies frequently occurring and annoying design faults using Web sites as examples.
Web Services: An IT Manager's Guide (May, $39.99) by Anura Guruge covers all facets of Web services.
Business Intelligence: The Savvy Manager's Guide (July, $34.95) by David Loshin describes the basic components of a business intelligence environment.
Advanced Graphics Programming Using OpenGL (Aug., $55) by Tom McReynolds and David Blythe introduces techniques from an intensive computer graphics environment.
Game Physics (Aug., $69.95) by David H. Eberly explains techniques necessary to create realistic 3D graphics.
Programming Bluetooth Devices with J2ME (Aug., $44.95) by C. Bala Kumar explains how to program for this application, how it will help exploit the power of Java and Bluetooth and its history.
The Official eBay Bible (June, $23) by Jim "Griff" Griffith. This eBay-authorized manual offers tips on becoming a successful online buyer and/or seller.
HOLY MACRO! BOOKS
Mr. Excel on Excel (Apr., $35.95) by Bill Jelen and Joseph Rubin reveals Excel secrets for increased efficiency.
Super Searchers on Madison Avenue: Top Advertising and Marketing Professionals Share Their Online Research Strategies (Mar., $24.95) by Grace Avellana Villamora. Thirteen research pros share their tips, techniques and resources.
The Accidental Webmaster (Apr., $29.50) by Julie Still explains how to build and maintain a successful Web site on a volunteer or part-time basis.
Business Statistics on the Web: Find Them Fast—at Little or No Cost (May, $29.95) by Paula Berinstein.
New Technologies in Competitive Intelligence: A Guide to Assessing Their Value (Aug., $39.50 cloth) by France Bouthillier and M. Kathleen Shearer.
Embedded Ethernet and Internet Complete (July, $49.95) by Jan Axelson explains how to design and program small devices to communicate on local Ethernet networks and the Internet.
Programming Mac OS X: A Guide for Unix Developers (Mar., $42.95) by Kevin O'Malley helps programmers understand and use the system, its development tools and key technologies such as Darwin, Cocoa and AppleScript.
Jess in Action: Java Rule-Based Systems (Apr., $44.95) by Ernest Friedman-Hill is a handbook for programming rule-based systems, written by the Jess creator.
EJB Cookbook (May, $42.95) by Benjamin G. Sullins and Mark B. Whipple provides specific solutions to Enterprise JavaBeans problems.
Bitter EJB (June, $44.95) by Bruce Tate, Patrick Linskey, Mike Clark and Bob Lee includes antipatterns, or common traps, within EJB technology, the use and misuse of EJB and alternative technologies for troubled EJB frameworks.
Semantic Web Field Guide (June, $44.95) by Thomas B. Passin acquaints developers and programmers with the basic technologies of the Semantic Web.
Java Development with Eclipse (July, $44.95) by David Gallardo provides an introduction to Eclipse and how to use it for Java development.
First Look Microsoft Office-New Edition (Mar., $19.99) by Katherine Murray takes an advance look at new features and capabilities.
Inside Microsoft Visual Studio.NET 2003 (Mar., $49.99) by Brian Johnson, Craig Skibo and Marc Young helps optimize and fine-tune applications with Visual Studio .NET.
Introducing Microsoft Windows Server 2003 (Mar., $29.99) by Jerry Honeycutt is for IT professionals engaged in planning and deployment.
Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Administrator's Companion (Apr., $69.99) by Charlie Russel, Sharon Crawford and Jason Gerend assists IT professionals to plan, implement and support the Windows .NET Server.
From Airline Reservations to Sonic the Hedgehog: A History of the Software Industry (Mar., $29.95, cloth) by Martin Campbell-Kelly provides a business history of the industry, from the days of custom programming to the age of mass-market software and video games.
The New Media Reader (Mar., $45, cloth), edited by Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Nick Montfort, collects texts, videos and computer programs that chronicle new media history.
Uncanny Networlds: Dialogues with the Virtual Intelligentsia (Mar., $27.95, cloth) by Geert Lovink interviews an international group of artists, critics and theorists on the aesthetic, cultural and political aspects of new media.
New Media, 1740—1915 (Apr., $34.95 cloth), edited by Lisa Gitelman and Geoffrey B. Pingree, traces the cultural history of media considered new in the18th, 19th and 20th centuries, from the telephone and phonograph to unfamiliar curiosities such as the physiognotrace and the zograscope.
The Wired Homestead (Aug., $34.95), edited by Joseph Turow and Andrea L. Kavanaugh, studies the effects of the Internet on family life.
MIKE MURACH & ASSOCIATES
Murach's Java Servlets and JSP (Mar., $49.50) by Andrea Steelman and Joel Murach teaches Web applications for developing a commercial Web site.
Murach's VB.NET Database Programming with ADO.NET (Apr., $49.50) by Anne Prince and Doug Lowe provides tutorials for development and deployment of database applications with Visual Basic.NET and ADO.NET.
MUSKA & LIPMAN
$30 Film School (Mar., $30) by Michael W. Dean maps out how to make and market a film using a digital video camera and computer.
Home Recording Power! For the Mac (Apr., $29.95) by Mike Prager and Ben Milstead teaches how to use the Mac as a recording studio, providing assistance from concept to final publication via traditionally distributed media and the Internet.
Pro Tools for Video, Film and Multimedia (June, $29.95) by Ashley Shepherd offers a blueprint for taking an audio-for-video project through all phases of its creation.
NO STARCH PRESS
The Book of FileMaker 6 (Mar., $59.95) by Chris Kubica is a complete reference to the FileMaker Pro product line.
The Art of Assembly Language (Mar., $49.95) by Randall Hyde offers a comprehensive guide to assembly language programming under Windows and Linux.
Virtual LEGO (May, $39.95) by Tim Courtney, Steve Bliss and Ahui Herrrea is a guide to Windows-based LEGO model-building software written by those who maintain LDraw.org.
O'REILLY & ASSOCIATES
Building Data-Driven Web Sites with Dreamweaver MX (Mar., $34.95) by Simon Allardice teaches developers to create Web pages using Dreamweaver MX, formerly UltraDev.
Head First Java (Apr., $39.95) by Kathy Sierra and Bert Bates. This illustrated guide explores Java using the latest theories and research.
Linux Security Cookbook (May, $39.95) by Daniel J. Barrett and Richard Silverman offers recipes for performing common tasks securely and improving overall security.
Programming .NET Security (May, $39.95) by Adam Freedman and Allen Jones gives practical examples for getting the most security from the available tools.
O'REILLY/THE HACKS SERIES
Google Hacks (Mar., $24.95) by Tara Calishain and Rael Dornfest explains how to use the power of Google, including how to build and modify scripts for custom business applications.
Linux Server Hacks (Mar., $24.95) by Rob Flickenger collects tips, tools and scripts from expert Linux system administrators.
O'REILLY/IN A NUTSHELL
C++ in a Nutshell (Apr., $39.95) by Ray Lischenr provides a quick reference to the most often used aspects of C++.
Java Web Services in a Nutshell (Apr., $34.95) by Kim Topley supplements the official documentation of Sun's Java Web Services Development Pack.
Windows .NET Server in a Nutshell (May, $39.95) by Mitch Tulloch offers an alphabetical reference to the features and tasks required to deploy and administer any version of the Windows .NET server.
Mac OS X Hints (Mar., $24.95) by Rob Griffiths exposes the secrets of Mac OS X, from the creator of macosxhints.com.
Switching to the Mac (Mar., $19.95) by David Pogue teaches novices and power users alike how to quickly and easily convert from Windows to Mac.
iPod: The Missing Manual (May, $24.95) by J.D. Biersdorfer is an introduction and tutorial to getting the most out of the iPod and its iTunes software.
OSBORNE/A BEGINNER'S GUIDE
Windows .NET Server 2003: A Beginner's Guide (Apr., $39.99) by Martin Matthews covers major interface makeovers, CD burning, Internet enhancements, file management and more.
OSBORNE/BUILD YOUR OWN
Build Your Own PC Recording Studio (May, $29.99) by Jon Chappell explains how to set up and operate a home recording studio, with tips for fine-tuning hardware and operating systems to achieve maximum performance.
OSBORNE/CERTIFICATION ALL-IN-ONE EXAM GUIDES
Cisco Security Specialist 1 Certification All-in-One Exam Guide (Apr., $89.99) by Robert Larson covers exam objectives for all four of the required Security Specialist tests.
MCSA Windows .NET Certification All-in-One Exam Guide(Exams 70-270, 70-275, 70-278) (June, $69.99) by Stephen Giles and Damir Bersinic covers all three core exams and includes a CD-ROM with self-assessment tools, instructional aids and a searchable version of the book.
Break into the Game Industry: How to Get a Job Making Video Games (Mar., $24.99) by Ernest Adams explains how to become a game designer, tester, artist, producer, programmer, writer, soundtrack composer, videographer or sales/marketing professional in the game industry.
A+ PC Technician's Troubleshooting Handbook (July, $59.99) by Phil Croucher offers the fundamentals of troubleshooting, going beyond the A+ exam to cover Windows XP, Linux and multimedia.
OSBORNE/CERTIFICATION STUDY GUIDE
Sun Certified Enterprise Architect for J2EE Study Guide (Exam 310-051) (Mar., $59.99) by Paul Allen and Joseph Bambara provides complete coverage of all J2EE exam objectives and performance based requirements, including the assignment and essay portions of the exam; with CD-ROM.
MCSD Analyzing Requirements Study Guide (Exam 70-300) (Apr., $49.99) by Larry Chambers offers in-depth coverage of all official Microsoft exam objectives; with CD-ROM.
MCSE Designing Directory Services for Windows .NET Study Guide (Exam 70-XXX) (Aug., $49.99) by Rory McCaw offers complete coverage of and in-depth review for this new exam.
OSBORNE/THE COMPLETE REFERENCE
J2ME: The Complete Reference (Mar., $59.99) by James Keogh covers J2ME architecture, explaining how to build applications and services for cell phones and PDAs with details on security, information management and storage.
ADO.NET: The Complete Reference (Apr., $49.99) by Michael Otey reveals the efficiencies of the ADO.NET framework, including code examples in both BV.NET and C#.
Windows .NET Server 2003: The Complete Reference (Apr., $49.99) by Kathy Ivens explains the architecture of this Microsoft operating system.
Create Your Own DVDs (Mar., $39.99) by Brian Underdahl shows how to create professional-quality DVDs at home.
Totally Tasteless Photoshop Elements (Apr., $24.99) by Wally Wang offers an irreverent approach to using Photoshop Elements to digitally enhance and manipulate photographs.
The Complete Palm-Powered Robot Guide (May, $29.99) by Kevin Mukhar and Dave Johnson explains how to turn an old Palm into a robot, and includes proprietary software designed specially for Osborne.
Get Creative! The Digital Video Idea Book (May, $29.99) by Kate Binder and Richard Binder teaches how to convert digital photos into artistic creations.
OSBORNE/HACKNOTES PORTABLE REFERENCE
HackNotes Web Security Portable Reference by Mike Shema, HackNotes Linux/UNIX Security Portable Reference by Nitesh Dhanjani, HackNotes Network Security Portable Reference by Mike Horton and HackNotes Windows Security Portable Reference by Chris Weber (all May, $29.99 each). These portable reference guides are for administrators and programmers who need to know on the go.
OSBORNE/HOW TO DO EVERYTHING
How to Do Everything with Your iPod (Mar., $24.99) by Joe Hutsko reveals where to get music, how to organize it and how to re-create the best sound.
How to Do Everything with Your Tablet PC (Mar., $24.99) by Bill Mann includes lessons on Windows XP for Tablet PC, Ink, voice recognition and other programs, along with troubleshooting tips.
How to Do Everything with Your Zire Handheld (Mar., $16.99) by Rick Broida and Dave Johnson explains how to set up and navigate the Zire, making the most of the hardware, build-in applications and third-party tools.
How to Do Everything with Paint Shop Pro X (May, $24.99) by David Huss shows how to repair damaged photos, scan images, add text, create Web graphics and build simple animations.
OSBORNE/LEARN TO PROGRAM
Windows 2000 and Windows .NET Server 2003 Clustering and Load Balancing (Apr., $49.99) by Robert Shimonski provides real-world clustering and high-availability solutions for Windows 2000 and Windows .NET servers.
OSBORNE/THE OFFICIAL GUIDE
Citrix MetaFrame for Windows .NET Server 2003: The Official Guide (July, $59.99) by Steve Kaplan and Tim Reeser is a Citrix-authorized guide that explains how to build a reliable and scalable thin-client computing environment.
Oracle9iPerformance Tuning Tips & Techniques (Apr., $59.99) by Rich Niemiec and TUSC provides hundreds of tuning tips and techniques from an Oracle expert.
Oracle9iProgramming (July, $49.99) by Scott Urman is a guide to developing enterprise applications with PL/SQL, Pro*C, OCI, JDBC, SQLJ and XML.
Practical J2EE Application Architecture (Mar., $44.99) by Nadir Gulzar and Kartik Ganeshan takes readers through all stages of architecture, design, implementation and deployment of large-scale J2EE solution.
PEARSON TECHNOLOGY GROUP/ADDISON-WESLEY
Essential ASP.NET with Examples in Visual Basic.NET (Mar., $44.99) by Fritz Onion explains how to use ASP.NET.
Inside Windows .NET Server 2003 (Mar., $59.99) by William Boswell teaches the complexities of a full Windows .NET server deployment.
The Cg Tutorial: The Definitive Guide to Programmable Real-Time Graphics (Mar., $44.99) by Randima Fernando and Mark J. Kilgard introduces the features and benefits of Cg language and how to use it for a variety of applications.
The Rational Unified Process Made Easy: A Practitioner's Guide to the Rational Unified Process (Apr., $34.99) by Per Kroll and Philippe Kruchten explains the lifecycle of a RUP project and how to avoid common pitfalls without getting lost in technical details.
Code Reading Volume 1: The Open Source Perspective (May, $49.99) by Diomidis Spinellis offers an orientation on reading software code.
MDA Explained: The Practice and Promise of the Model Driven Architecture (June, $39.99) by Jos Warmer, Anneke Kelppe and Wim Bast gives developers information on the Model Driven Architecture standard.
Deploying License-Free Wireless Wide-Area Networks (Mar., $60) by Jack Unger is a beginner's guide for understanding, designing, deploying and utilizing a cost-efficient broadband network.
OSPF Network Design Solutions (Apr., $60) by Tom Thomas explains how OSPF functions can increase network performance, security and the ease with which large-scale networks are maintained.
Cisco Self Study: Building Cisco Metro Optical Networks (May, $60) by Dave Warren is a reference guide for IT directors and professionals looking to utilize the benefits of optical networking.
Developing Online Games: An Insider's Guide (Mar., $49.99) by Jessica Mulligan and Bridgette Patrovsky. Two noted online game developers look at designing, developing and maintaining an online game.
Roadmap to Macromedia Contribute (Mar., $25) by Joseph Lowery explains Macromedia's new application for managing Web content.
Real World Maya 4.5 (Apr., $59.99) by Max Sims and Mark Adams introduces industrial-strength techniques for Maya 4.5 while building a complete animated project.
Windows XP Killer Tips (Apr., $29.99) by Scott Kelby and Kleber Stephenson collects tips and secrets for the Windows XP user.
Creating Emotion in Games: The Art of Craft and Emotioneering (May, $39.99) by David Freeman examines how to produce emotional immersion in games.
Mac OS X Security for Working Professionals (May, $39) by Bruce Potter and Preston Norvell aids in defending and auditing a Mac OS X network.
Unusually Useful Web Book (May, $35) by June Cohen calls on real-world worksheets and tips to maintain a Web site.
The Final Cut Pro Project (June, $35) by Jerry Hoffman addresses common problems faced by video editors.
InDesign for QuarkXPress Users (Mar., $39.99) by David Blatner, Christopher Smith and Steve Werner teaches Quark users how to use InDesign.
The Macintosh Life (Mar., $29.99) by Jim Heid is updated to cover iTunes 3, iDVD 3, iPhoto 2, iMovie3, new iPod models and the conversion to .Mac; includes DVD.
AppleScript 1-2-3 (Apr., $29.99) by Sal Soghoian teaches beginners a variety of automation tasks on the Macintosh.
Real World Mac OS X Server (Apr., $44.99) by John Welch explores IP-based file sharing and printing services for Mac, Windows, Unix and Linux users.
Robin Williams DVD Design Workshop (Apr., $44.99) by Robin Williams, John Tollett and David Rohr provides an introduction to the world of DVD menu design and authoring.
Database Publishing with FileMaker Pro, 2nd Edition (May, $34.99) by Maria Langer helps users of FileMaker produce database-driven sites.
Visual Basic .NET for Windows: Visual QuickStart Guide (May, $21.99) by Harold Davis teaches how to create componentized, reusable code and build Web services with VB .NET.
Motion Graphics and Effects in Final Cut Pro (June, $39.99) by Kevin Monohan explains this software's motion graphics and special-effects capabilities.
Real World Color Techniques for Final Cut Pro (June, $49.99) by Phil Hodgetts covers color space and the principles governing color use.
Macromedia Flash MX: Design Principles for the Next Generation (July, $39.99) by Jon Quint helps users create Flash animations, presentations, Web sites and applications.
Motion Graphics Essentials (Aug., $40) by Harry Mott and Antony Bolante shows how to create visual magic for film, video, multimedia or the Web.
PTG/PRENTICE HALL PROFESSIONAL TECHNICAL REFERENCE
Java CTC (Mar., $109.99) by Harvey M. Deitel and Paul J. Deitel teaches Java programming; includes CD-ROM.
Linux on the Mainframe (May, $49.99) by John Eilert, Maria Eisenhaendler, Dorothy Matthaeus and Ingolf Salm explains how Linux programs can improve company efficiency.
Agile and Iterative Development: A Manager's Guide (July, $29.99) by Craig Larman discusses iterative development and methods.
PHPTR/BRUCE PERENS' OPEN SOURCE SERIES
Intrusion Detection with SNORT (Mar., $39.99) by Rafeeq Ur Rehman explains how to use this open source instruction detection tool.
PHPTR/DEFINITIVE XML SERIES FROM CHARLES F. GOLDFARB
Definitive XSL-FO (Mar., $49.99) by G. Ken Holman is by a member of the working group that developed XML.
Itanium Architecture for Programmers (May, $59.99) by James S. Evans and Gregory L. Trimper covers Itanium's next generation EPIC architecture and instruction set.
Understanding WebSphere (May, $34.99) by Jack Martin and Patricia Martin surveys the WebSphere product line.
PHPTR/IBM PRESS/DB2 SERIES
DB2 Universal Database v8 Application Development Certification Guide (Apr., $54.99) by Kevin Gashyna et al., is a guide to IBM's DB2 application developer certification exam.
Oracle DBA SQL Quick Reference Guide (Apr., $29.99) by Charlie Russel and Robert Cordingley covers key DBA functions.
Oracle Guide to Data Warehousing (June, $49.99) by Bert Scalzo teaches successful implementation of star schemas from modeling and design through high-speed loads and lightning-fast queries.
Oracle DBA Backup and Recovery Quick Reference (June, $29.99) by Charlie Russel and Robert Cordingley explains backup and recovery for Oracle DBAs.
A Field Guide to Wireless LANS for Administrators and Users (June, $44.99) by Thomas A. Maufer teaches how to set up and manage a wireless LAN.
PHPTR/SUN MICROSYSTEMS PRESS
Core CSS, 2nd Edition (Mar., $49.99) by Keith Schengili-Roberts is an updated edition incorporating the latest browser-specific extensions to CSS.
Advanced J2EE Platform Development: Applying Integration Tier Pattern (Apr., $49.99) by Torbjorn Dahlen and Thorbiorn Fritzon shows how to develop J2EE applications for any Enterprise Information System.
Java Platform Exception Handling (July, $49.99) by Stephen Stelting provides a one-stop resource to exception handling for effective Java development.
Java 2 Programmer Exam Cram 2 (Exam Cram 310-035) (Mar., $29.99), edited by William Brogden and Ed Tittel, is an in-depth tutorial to become a Sun-certified programmer.
Easy CDs & DVDs (Apr., $19.99) by Tom Bunzel guides beginners on how to add data, audio and digital video to CDs and DVDs.
Sams Teach Yourself Visual Basic .NET in 21 Days, 2nd Edition (May, $39.99) by Steve Holzner offers new material for the everyday VB .NET coder.
Sams Teach Yourself ASP.NET in 24 Hours, Complete Starter Kit (May, $29.99) by Scott Mitchell updates this resource for ASP .NET programming.
ASP.NET Developer's Cookbook (May, $49.99) by Steven A. Smith teaches tricks, solutions and best practices to use within applications.
J2EE Developer's Handbook (June, $59.99) by Paul Perrone, Krishna Chaganti and Tom Schwenk explains the complexities of Java 2 Enterprise Edition.
Small Pieces Loosely Joined: A Unified Theory of the Web (May, $16.50) by David Weinberger demonstrates how the Web has transformed and reflects the concepts on which society is built.
We've Got Blog: How Weblogs Are Changing Our Culture (June, $14.95), introduction by Rebecca Blood, gathers the best writers on the Web to explain the history and importance of Weblogs, the mavericks who created them, and how this self-publishing phenomena is changing the way we communicate.
CCNA Guide to Cisco Networking in Depth (Mar., $24.95) by Kurt Hudson, Kelly Caudle and Kelly Cannon is a guide for the CCNA certification exam #640-607.
Game Audio Programming (Apr., $39.99) by Mason McCuskey explores how to integrate professional quality audio into games.
Lindows Fast & Easy (Apr., $21.99) by Eric Grebler explains the Lindows operating system with step-by-step instructions.
HTML Professional Projects (May, $49.99) by John Gosney is written for the intermediate to advanced programmer.
Invasion of Privacy! A Hacker's Guide to Security (May., $29.99) by Michael Weber interviews noted hackers and security professionals.
Mathematics for Game Programmers (June, $49.99) by Joe Farrell explores the branches of mathematics from the game developer's perspective.
Microsoft Excel VBA Professional Projects (July, $49.99) by Duane Birnbaum calls on examples of VBA code used in functional projects to illustrate how and when to use specific tools.
Conducting the Oracle Job Interview (May, $16.95) by Mike Ault and Don Burleson provides Oracle job interview questions and tells how to assess the technical ability of a job candidate.
Creating a Self-Tuning Oracle Database: Automating Oracle9i Dynamic SGA Performance (June, $16.95) by Don Burleson and Mike Ault explores monitoring the Oracle system and how to solve problems.
Oracle Performance Troubleshooting with Dictionary SQL Tuning Scripts (July, $29.95) by Robin Schumacher explains how to troubleshoot and correct Oracle problems.
Oracle SQL*Plus Reports: Fast Reporting with SQL and SQL*Plus (Aug., $28.95) by John Garmany shows how to use special SQL extraction techniques and SQL*Plus commands to create complex reports.
ROCKHURST UNIV. PRESS
(dist. by Fordham Univ. Press)
High Tech Medicine: Building Your Medical Practice with Computers and the Internet (Mar., $25, cloth $50) by Mindi McKenna explains how to utilize computers and Web-based resources to improve the efficiency of a medical practice.
Guide to J2EE: Enterprise Java (Apr., $59.95) by John Hunt and Chris Loftus covers all aspects of J2EE in order to build multitier enterprise application.
Computer Vision Dictionary (July, $39.95) by Robert Fisher et al., provides definitions and illustrations.
Handbook of Fingerprint Recognition (July, $59.95) by Anil K. Jain et al., covers concepts and methods for implementing fingerprint security systems.
Guide to Enterprise Data Mining (Aug., $49.95) by Graham Williams and Joshua Huang details the uses, methods, products and benefits of data mining.
Complete Boot Up: Everything You Need to Know to Get the Best Out of Your PC (Apr., $17.95) by Rick Maybury updates the three successful books in Maybury's Boot Up series, covering all aspects of owning and using a PC.
THAMES & HUDSON
Deep Sites: Classic Principles of Cutting-Edge Web Design (May, $29.95) by Max Bruinsma identifies noted Web designers and examines their underlying principles.
www.advertising: Advertising and Marketing on the World Wide Web (Mar., $29.95) by Richard Adams uses successful ad campaigns as examples for creating new winning ones. A Design Directories series title.
Branding: Brand Strategy, Design, and Implementation of Corporate and Product Identity (Mar., $29.95) by Helen Vaid explores the guiding principles of successful Web branding and implementation. A Design Directories series title.
Digital Calligraphy: How to Create Perfect Lettering from Your Desktop (Apr., $24.95) by George Thomson demonstrates how to capture the elegance of calligraphy on the computer screen.
FOUNDation: Transforming Found Objects into Digital Assemblage (May, $29.95) by Spencer Drate showcases 300 digitally generated designs based on found objects.
Digital Photography Special Effects (Mar., $29.95) by Michael Freeman shows veteran and novice photographers how to expand their creative powers.
Secrets of the Digital Darkroom: The Complete Illustrated Guide to Getting the Best Results from Your Digital Photographs (May, $29.95) by Peter Cope reveals professional secrets and insider know-how.
Advanced Digital Photography: Techniques and Tips for Creating Professional-Quality Images (July, $29.95) by Tom Ang. An award-winning photographer helps users achieve professional-looking photos.
Mastering JBuilder (Apr., $50) by Geoffrey Goetz, Mike Rozlog and Sung Nguyen is a guide to power techniques needed to build large-scale Java applications.
Web Site Privacy with P3P (Apr., $40) by Helena Lindskog and Stefan Lindskog provides detailed descriptions of the P3P standard and its parameters.
ASP.NET Professional Secrets: Undocumented Tips, Tricks and Workarounds from the Experts (Apr., $50) by Bill Evjen, Rob Howard, Dave Wanta, Doug Seven and Dan Wahlin shares tips and tricks of ASP.NET for practical application development.
About Face 2.0: The Essentials of Interaction Design (Apr., $35) by Alan Cooper and Robert M. Reimann updates About Face and shows how the same design principles apply to devices that integrate hardware and software, such as handhelds, PDAs and cell phones.
Practical Cryptography (Apr., $50) by Niels Ferguson and Bruce Schneier bridges the gap between textbook and real-world cryptography.
Hiding in Plain Sight: Steganography and the Art of Covert Communication (May, $35) by Eric Cole describes the newest cyber security tool, using real stories from CIA files.
ASP.NET in 60 Minutes a Day by Glenn Johnson, VB.NET... by Bruce Barstow and Java... by Rich F. Raposa (all June, $50 each) are training-class-in-a-book guides.
Secrets of Computer Espionage: Tactics and Countermeasures (June, $35) by Joel McNamara exposes spy secrets—such as software that covertly records keystrokes and tools that unlock protected documents—and offers solutions to detect and defeat eavesdroppers.
Creating Web Graphics for Dummies (Apr., $24.99) by Bud Smith covers creating and using basic graphics for Web sites.
Tablet PCs for Dummies (Apr., $21.99) by Nancy Stevenson provides information about configuration, pen computing, Ink, voice recognition and onscreen interface.
Act! 6 for Dummies (Mar., $24.99) by Karen Fredricks updates business professionals on how to use ACT!'s new features.
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Red Hat RPM Guide (Mar., $50) by Eric Foster-Johnson provides system administrators and software developers with the knowledge and examples needed to create applications for Red Hat's Package Manager.