PC Interfacing, Communications and Windows Programming / Edition 1

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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.

Key Features

  • Includes worked examples and case studies
  • State of the art software used when discussing software interfacing

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Focuses on communication using the serial port, the parallel port, and over a network, and related programming issues . The chapters are divided into eight main sections<-->hardware, interfaces, RS- 232/parallel port, Windows programming, Windows interfacing, Win32 programming, networking, and Java. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780201178180
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley
  • Publication date: 1/15/1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 673
  • Product dimensions: 6.74 (w) x 9.12 (h) x 1.23 (d)

Table of Contents

1 8086 Processor 1
2 8086/8088 Instructions 11
3 80386/80486 31
4 Pentium/Pentium Pro 42
5 8086 Interfacing and Timing 50
6 UART and PIC 59
7 PPI and PTC 69
8 Interrupts and BIOS 88
9 Interfacing Standards 104
10 Local Bus 114
11 Motherboard Design 126
12 IDE and Mass Storage 141
13 SCSI 163
14 PCMCIA 176
15 RS-232 183
16 Interrupt-driven RS-232 201
17 Parallel Port 210
18 Interrupt-driven Parallel Port 221
19 Enhanced Parallel Port 226
20 Modems 237
21 VB Introduction 253
22 VB Forms 281
23 VB Menus 299
24 VB Events 313
25 VB Graphics and Timer 322
26 VB Serial Comms 332
27 Windows 95/98/NT Introduction 344
28 Windows Registry 362
29 Win32 Introduction 376
30 Win32 Basics 379
31 Windows Messaging 400
32 Windows Output 414
33 Drawing and Painting 422
34 Networking 439
35 Ethernet 457
36 TCP/IP 482
37 WinSock Programming 507
38 Java Introduction 517
39 Java Events and Windows 553
40 Java Networking 590
A RS-232/Parallel Port 609
B ASCII Character Codes 615
C Win32 618
D Modem Codes 648
E Quick Reference 656
Index 658
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