Subject: Osborne's Latest & Greatest January 2004
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2004 10:47:16 -0600
From:"Faltermeier, Bettina" <>

Below you will find a list of select new titles to be released this 
month.  For a complete listing of our books, please visit our Website at 

If you are a member of the media or a user group manager and would like 
to obtain a review copy of a book and/or its press release, please 
contact Bettina Faltermeier at  Don't 
hesitate to contact me at any time if you need more information about 
our books and authors, would like to interview an author, or are 
interested in excerpts of our books.

For bulk user group purchases (10 books minimum and a 30% discount), 
please email Karen Schopp at 

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Consumer Technology:

High Score! The Illustrated History of Electronic Games, Second Edition 
by Rusel DeMaria & Johnny Wilson
ISBN: 0-07-223172-6; 400 pages; $24.99
This lavishly illustrated full-color retrospective includes hundreds of 
images of arcades, consoles, and PC games that span decades of game 
history, as well as photos of visionaries and creators of the games.  
Updated content includes the history of games in the U.K. and Japan.  

3ds max 6 Animation: CG Filmmaking from Concept to Completion by 
Barrett Fox
ISBN: 0-07-222893-8; 448 pages; $44.99
This one-of-a-kind guide illustrates each step of production of a short 
film in detail.  Includes examples and situations to cover most aspects 
of CG animation, touching specifically on important areas such as 
contemporary character modeling, convincing body animation and dialog driven 
emotional facial animation. It also covers the creative areas of 
character design drawing, storyboards, and art direction.

How to Do Everything with Adobe Encore DVD by Doug Sahlin
ISBN: 0-07-223190-4; 376 pages; $24.99
Written in an easy-to-follow format, this resource teaches even 
inexperienced users how to create and burn professional, high-quality DVDs in 
no time.  Intended for videographers, video productions companies, and 
digital video enthusiasts of all levels, this guide provides info on 
all the basics, as well as sophisticated DVD features such as subtitles, 
alternate audio tracks, and motion menus.

How to Do Everything with Adobe InDesign CS by David Bergsland
ISBN: 0-07-223153-X; 456 pages; $24.99
This book provides information about InDesign for graphics users of all 
levels.  Offers short, real-world projects and details for those 
converting their layouts from Quark or PageMaker2, and includes a color 
insert with examples of layout choices, InDesign's Swatches palette, and 

How to Do Everything with Windows XP Digital Media by Curt Simmons
ISBN: 0-07-225342-8; 352 pages; $29.99
Show how to use the great digital tools already built in to Windows XP: 
to burn CDs, make movies, edit and organize photographs, and much more.  
Includes projects and ideas for using Windows Media Player 9, Windows 
Movie Maker 2, and digital photos. 
How to Do Everything with Microsoft Digital Image Pro 9 by David 
ISBN: 0-07-223195-5; 400 pages; $24.99
This guide is packed with tidbits on software and digital photography 
techniques and offers updates on new features and new technologies.  
Includes tips and techniques for transforming digital pictures, printing, 
improving detailed areas, shape configuring, and going beyond the 
basics with text, edges and filters.  


Red Hat: The Complete Reference Enterprise Linux & Fedora DVD Edition 
by Richard Petersen & Ibrahim Haddad
ISBN: 0-07-223075-4; 832 pages; $49.99
Provides full details on everything from installation and configuration 
to system administration, server management, and security of Enterprise 
Linux.  The DVD contains 1,500+ applications and corresponding source 
code for the entire Red Hat Fedora Core distribution.
Intrusion Detection & Prevention by Carl Endorf, Eugene Schultz, & Jim 
ISBN: 0-07-222954-3; 500 pages; $39.99
The authors show how to implement top intrusion detection products into 
real-world networked environments.  They show, step by step, how to 
mount a comprehensive defense to cyber crime, perform real-life security 
monitoring, and implement a proactive incident response plan.  


MCSE Windows Server 2003 All-in-One Exam Guide by Brian Culp, et al. 
ISBN: 0-07-222406-1; 1032 pages; $79.99
Written by Microsoft-certified professionals with more than two decades 
of combined instructional and consultant experience in the IT field, 
this resource provides helpful exam tips, end-of-chapter practice 
questions, and plenty of hands-on examples and exercises that reinforce core 

MCSE Planning a Windows Server 2003 Network Study Guide by Diana 
ISBN: 0-07-222325-1; 608 pages; $49.99
This book provides 100% complete coverage of all objectives for exam 
70-293, hundreds of practice exam questions, and hands-on exercises.  The 
CD-ROM features full practice exam software with interactive tutorials 
and lab simulations, plus an adaptive test engine.

MCSE Windows Server 2003 Active Directory Infrastructure Study Guide by 
Dennis Suhanovs
ISBN: 0-07-222319-7; 592 pages; $49.99
Written by a senior systems engineer responsible for production and 
corporate Active Directory design, this book provides 100% complete 
coverage of all objectives for exam 70-294.
Mike Meyers A+ Certification Passport, 2nd Edition by Mike Meyers & 
Martin Acuna 
ISBN: 0-07-222914-4; 688 pages; $29.99
This is an affordable and portable study tool for the A+ certification 
exam with practice exam software on the enclosed CD.


C++: A Beginner's Guide, 2nd Edition by Herb Schildt
ISBN: 0-07-223215-3; 496 pages; $24.99
This step-by-step book is ideal for first-time programmers or those new 
to C++.  The modular approach of this series, including sample projects 
and progress checks, makes it easy to learn to use C++ at one's own 

JavaScript: A Beginner's Guide, 2nd Edition by John Pollock 
ISBN: 0-07-222790-7; 624 pages; $24.99
Step-by-step instruction teaches beginning JavaScript programmers and 
Web designers to create windows, display moving text, and generate sound 
or other multimedia elements with ease.  

JavaServer Faces Programming by Budi Kurniawan 
ISBN: 0-07-222983-7; 512 pages; $39.99
Explains exciting new JavaServer Faces framework components and then 
shows how to put them to work with real-world examples and usable codes.  
Developers of varying skill levels learn to quickly and easily build 
Web applications by assembling reusable UI components in a page, 
connecting these components to an application data source, and wiring 
client-generated events to server-side event handlers.


Microsoft Office Access 2003: A Beginner's Guide by Robert Sheldon
ISBN: 0-07-223142-4; 448 pages; $24.99
This easy-to-follow resource shows how to collect and process data, 
customize data entry, share it through secure pathways, and create 
processing rules.  Designed for easy comprehension, this helpful guide gives 
step-by-step explanations supported by relevant examples and exercises.