Category: Books


Book review: Visual Start Guide to Fireworks

Visual Start Guide : Fireworks for Windows & Macintosh 3 by Sandee Cohen Published by Peachpit Press   (ISBN 0-201-70452-8) Yes, I know Fireworks is at version 4 now, but this book was available so I got it, and as it happens, found it pretty darn good. It’s a well...


Book review: Warhammer – Lords of Valour

Warhammer : Lords of Valour (Edited by Marc Gascoigne & Christian Dunn) Published by Black Library Publications   (ISBN 1-84154-150-8) I used to play the Warhammer RPG so naturally I gravitate towards than novels based on the Games Workshop game. Most of the books in the collection are quite good,...


Book review: HTML for the World Wide Web

Visual Start Guide : HTML for the World Wide Web (4th ed) by Elizabeth Castro Publish by Peachpit Press (ISBN 0-201-35493-4) If you want to get to grips with HTML then this is an excellent starting point. After a brief and interesting intro it gradually takes you from the “Hello...


Book review: The Silent Blade

R.A. Salvatore Forgotten Realms : The Silent Blade (Originally) Published by TSR (ISBN 0-7869-1388-6) Yet another foray by the heroes Drizzt, Wulgar, Cattie-bBrie, Regis and Bruenor in the continuing saga of the sentient crystal Crenshinibon. This books waxes philosophical as they travel to have the evil destroyed and Wulgars twisted...


Book review: Don't Make Me Think!

DON’T MAKE ME THINK. A Common Sense Approach to Web Usability” by   Steve Krug Published by Que Publishing. (ISBN 0-7897-2310-7) This is a no-nonsense approach to web design and makes for very easy reading. Happily a number of his principles I already apply and the rest, well a number...


Recommended Books on the Craft of Writing

The details below are copied here for convenience. The current listing can can be found here at: Wizards of the Coast Are you interested in reading about writing? Do you need something to get you going in the right direction? Check out these titles, which are recommended by the (WoTC)...

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