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Danny Goodman is a computer programmer, technology consultant, and a well known award-winning author of over three dozen books and hundreds of magazine articles on computer-related topics. He is best known as the author of The Complete Hypercard Handbook (1987, Bantam Books, 650,000 copies in print), The JavaScript Bible (1996, IDG Books, 500,000 copies in print), and Dynamic HTML (1998, O'Reilly & Associates, 100,000 copies in print). His The Complete AppleScript Handbook (1993, Random House) is also notable as an important early work on the AppleScript programming language. In computing, a programmer is someone who does computer programming and develops computer software. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... A consultant (from the latin consultus meaning legal expert) is a professional that provides expert advice in a particular domain or area of expertise such as accountancy, technology, the law, human resources, marketing, medicine, finance or more esoteric areas of knowledge, for example engineering of different kinds, scientific specialties such... The word author has several meanings: The author of a book, story, article or the like, is the person who has written it (or is writing it). ... AppleScript is a scripting language devised by Apple Computer, and built into Mac OS. More generally, AppleScript is the word used to designate the Mac OS scripting interface, which is meant to operate in parallel with the graphical user interface. ...


Goodman began writing about electronics and computers in the late 1970s, and became a full-time author in 1981. In 1987, the first edition of the highly acclaimed The Complete HyperCard Handbook was published. This influential work was once cited as being "the best selling Macintosh book and fastest selling computer book in history". It is not certain if this is still true as of 2004. It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with electronic engineering. ... A computer was, till a decade back, only a device or machine for processing information from data according to a program — a compiled list of instruction. ...


Having received critical acclaim with his Macintosh-related works, especially on scripting via HyperCard and AppleScript, he turned his attention to the new scripting language of the Internet, JavaScript, and related technologies such as HTML and Cascading Style Sheets. His articles on the websites of Netscape (View Source), Apple Computer (Apple Developer Central), and O'Reilly Media (O'Reilly Network) have been popular and noted for being accessible to both experts and non-professionals. In particular, his better known works have covered important techniques for achieving compatible cross-browser scripting solutions, dealing with the many differences of the major browsers Netscape Navigator, Internet Explorer, Opera, Safari and others; as well as discussing cross-platform issues involving the Macintosh, Windows, and Unix environments. The first Macintosh computer, introduced in 1984. ... Scripting programming languages (commonly called scripting languages or script languages) are computer programming languages designed for scripting the operation of a computer. ... HyperCard HyperCard is an application program and a simple programming environment produced by Apple Computer which runs natively only in Mac OS versions 9 or earlier (it can still be used in Mac OS Xs Classic mode). ... AppleScript is a scripting language devised by Apple Computer, and built into Mac OS. More generally, AppleScript is the word used to designate the Mac OS scripting interface, which is meant to operate in parallel with the graphical user interface. ... JavaScript is an object-based scripting programming language based on the concept of prototypes. ... In computing, HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is a markup language designed for the creation of web pages and other information viewable in a browser. ... In computing, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a stylesheet language used to describe the presentation of a document written in a markup language. ... Netscape Communications Corporation was the publisher of the Netscape Navigator web browser as well as many other internet and intranet client and server software products. ... Apple Computer, Inc. ... OReilly Media (formerly OReilly & Associates) is an American media company established by Tim OReilly that publishes books and web sites and produces conferences on computer technology topics. ... Netscape Navigator, also known simply as Netscape, was a proprietary web browser that was widely used. ... Internet Explorer, abbreviated IE or MSIE, is a proprietary web browser made by Microsoft and currently available as part of Microsoft Windows. ... Opera is a computer application for handling most common internet-related tasks, including: web browsing, sending and receiving messages, managing contacts and online chat. ... Safari is a web browser developed by Apple Computer, Inc. ... A cross-platform (or platform independent) programming language, software application or hardware device works on more than one system platform (e. ... Microsoft Windows is a range of operating environments and operating systems for personal computers and servers. ... Wikibooks has more about this subject: Guide to UNIX Unix or UNIX is a computer operating system originally developed in the 1960s and 1970s by a group of AT&T Bell Labs employees including Ken Thompson, Dennis Ritchie, and Douglas McIlroy. ...


Goodman was born in Chicago, Illinois, and moved to San Francisco, California in 1983. He has a B.A. and M.A. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison in Classical Antiquity. Article Entered in Year 2005 - Chicago, colloquially known as the Second City and the Windy City, is the second-largest city in population in the United States, following New York City , and the largest inland city in the country. ... The downtown San Francisco skyline, looking east from the central part of the city. ... A Bachelor of Arts (B.A. or A.B.) is an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or program in the arts and/or sciences. ... A masters degree is an academic degree usually awarded for completion of a postgraduate or graduate course of one to three years in duration. ... Plaque on Bascom Hall, UW-Madison. ... It has been suggested that Greco-Roman be merged into this article or section. ...


Awards

  • Computer Press Association Book Awards:
    • Best Product Specific Book (1987): The Complete HyperCard Handbook (1987, Bantam Books)
    • Best Product Specific Book (1988): Danny Goodman's HyperCard Developer's Guide (1988, Bantam Books)
    • Best Introductory How-To Book, Systems (1992): Danny Goodman's Macintosh Handbook (1992, Bantam Books)
  • Software Publishers Association Awards:
    • Best Utility (1987): Focal Point (1987, Actvision)
    • Best Add-On (1987): Focal Point (1987, Actvision)
    • Best User Interface (1987): Business Class (1987, Activision)

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Danny Goodman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (404 words)
Danny Goodman is a computer programmer, technology consultant, and a well known award-winning author of over three dozen books and hundreds of magazine articles on computer-related topics.
Goodman began writing about electronics and computers in the late 1970s, and became a full-time author in 1981.
Goodman was born in Chicago, Illinois, and moved to San Francisco, California in 1983.
Silicon Valley WebGuild - Don J. Massaro Bio (628 words)
Danny Goodman, Author and Consultant, DannyG.com Danny Goodman is a leading authority on internet technologies that impact content and application development for Web browsers.
Danny Goodman's Macintosh Handbook (1993), a radical departure from traditional computer books, won Danny's third CPA award.
Danny was born in Chicago, Illinois during the Truman administration.
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