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These fine new computer books provide varied topics and strong presentations users will appreciate. Dan Cederholm's BULLETPROOF WEB DESIGN: IMPROVING FLEXIBILITY AND PROTECTING AGAINST WORST-CASE SCENARIOS WITH XHTML AND CSS (0321346939, $39.99) tells how to adapt a web site for all scenarios. From text sizing for optimum user control to using floats to achieve grid-like results, stripping the presentation from data tables and using CSS to optimal efficiency, XHTML and CSS programmers receive plenty of nuts-and-bolts advice. The second edition of Jack Davis and Ben Willmore's HOW TO WOW: PHOTOGRAPHY FOR PHOTOSHOP (0321357507, $39.99) comes from two Photoshop educators and authors who offer step-by-step real-world examples to help users fine-tune Photoshop quickly and efficiently. From using the new Bridge to retouch and Vanishing point to optimize an entire photoshoot automatically in Camera Raw to enhancing photos with brushes and custom shape tools and wrapping patterns, HOW TO WOW PHOTOSHOP FOR PHOTOGRAPH's second edition covers even more from the powerhouse program. Owen W. Linzmayer edits DESKTOP AND PORTABLE SYSTEMS 2ND EDN: A GUIDE TO SUPPORTING, SERVICING, AND TROUBLESHOOTING APPLE COMPUTERS (0321335465, $54.99), an Apple-certified manual for professionals who support Apples and advanced Mac users who wish to upgrade or troubleshoot their systems. From taking systems apart to upgrade components to servicing hardware, diagnostics, diagrams, lesson plans and reviews provide an Apple tech's course under one cover.

Diane C. Donovan

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Title Annotation:Bulletproof Web Design: Improving Flexibility and Protecting Against Worst-Case Scenarios with XHTML and CSS; Desktop and Portable Systems : A Guide to Supporting, Servicing, and Troubleshooting Apple Computers, 2d ed.; How to Wow: Photoshop for Photography, 2d ed.
Author:Donovan, Diane C.
Publication:MBR Bookwatch
Article Type:Book Review
Date:Oct 1, 2005
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