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book titles in Technology

There is a tradition in hackerdom of informally tagging important textbooks and standards documents with the dominant colour of their covers or with some other conspicuous feature of the cover. Many of these are described in this dictionary under their own entries. See Aluminum Book, Blue Book, Cinderella Book, Devil Book, Dragon Book, Green Book, Orange Book, Pink-Shirt Book, Purple Book, Red Book, Silver Book, White Book, Wizard Book, Yellow Book, bible, rainbow series.
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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010
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  • The following list of book titles suggests some good library browsing for you.

  • book titles in quotation marks indicate books that I have not examined.

  • In an attempt to present the book titles listed in 'Selected References' in a more readable form the titles have been italicised.

    The Tomato Paul Work
  • (c) The singular verb is to be used with book titles and similar names and singulars that are plural in form but logically a unit.

    The Magazine Style-Code Leigh H. Irvine
  • The smallest number of book titles were in the areas of general handbooks, community affairs, and atheism and religion.

    Area Handbook for Bulgaria Eugene K. Keefe, Violeta D. Baluyut, William Giloane, Anne K. Long, James M. Moore, and Neda A. Walpole

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