Buchanan, William J (1999) PC Interfacing, communications and Windows programming. Addison-Wesley Longman Ltd., Essex, UK. ISBN 0201178184
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author's successful Applied PC Interfacing, Graphics and Interrupts this book covers all the different aspects of computer systems from low-level hardware (such as processors and interface devices) to high-level software (such as Win32 programming). Clearly written with easy-to-understand examples and end-of chapter exercises PC Interfacing, Communications and Windows Programming is the book for you if you have every wondered:
•How do I communicate using the serial port?
•How do I communicate using the parallel port?
•How do I write interrupt-driven software?
•How do I communicate over a network?
•How do I program in Microsoft Windows?
•What is the best bus for connection to this peripheral (serial or parallel)?
•How do I program using Win32?
•How do I create a menu?
•Which is better for my application, C++ or Visual Basic?
•What devices does a PC use?
Divided into 8 sections, Hardware, Interfaces, RS-232/Parallel port, Windows Programming, Windows Interfacing (Windows NT/95), Win32 Programming, Networking and Java, PC Interfacing, Communications and Windows Programming is shows why covers the intersection of hardware and software engineering.
•Includes worked examples and case studies
•State of the art software used when discussing software interfacing
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Computer systems; low-level hardware; interface devices; high-level software; processors; Windows programming; communications;|
|University Divisions/Research Centres:||Faculty of Engineering, Computing and Creative Industries > School of Computing|
|Dewey Decimal Subjects:||000 Computer science, information & general works > 000 Computer science, knowledge & systems > 004 Data processing & computer science|
|Library of Congress Subjects:||Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA76 Computer software|
|Depositing User:||Professor Bill Buchanan|
|Date Deposited:||22 Dec 2010 13:05|
|Last Modified:||12 Jan 2011 04:56|
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