John Wiley & Sons NY 1994, 373 pages, index, illustrations.
Condition: Very Good large softcover, light shelfwear to edges, binding is sound, pages clean. Lacks the Disk which would have been present.
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Item DescriptionChapters include, What you need to know before starting a BBS; Deciding what Hardware you need; Everything you Ever Wanted to know about Modems and More (standard 1200/2400 Buad connections; high-speed connections etc); Law of the electronic frontier -- private messages, bbs policies etc; Setting up GAP; GAP Commands and customizations;
Giving your BBS a look - using thedraw to create menus and animation, a techical look at ansi code format etc; The GAP Message base; Setting up GAP doors; Using a Fossil driver; How are File Transfers handled; Protecting yourself and your users against viruses;
Setting up of-line mail readers; Joining an ECHO Net; setiing up system events; Using GAPFILE and GAPUSER; Setting up a Multinode GAP BBS; getting users to call your BBS; and more.