Media praise for Head First Networking

"As with any good teacher, this O’Reilly series attacks the material from a variety of angles. If you know it, or you’re a quick learner, you can breeze right through. If you’re like me, they try everything possible to make things comprehensible."
-- Dana Blankenhorn, Dana Blankenhorn & Paula Rooney,

"This book teaches the underlying principles of modern computer networking and teaches them well. "
-- Ira Laefsky,

"I really enjoyed reading this book. I would even go so far as to say that this should be the first book about networking for anybody. Although this is a book for beginners, even seasoned professionals can enjoy it - at the very least to learn a different, less technical way of explaining things to novices. It may not look like much at first glance, but it does what it set out to do: it teaches you the ins and outs of networking, and makes that knowledge stick. "
-- Zeljka Zorz, Help Net Security

"If computer networking is providing a systems challenge and you're making the journey from junior network admin to expert, Head First Networking is for you. "
-- James A. Cox, California Bookwatch: The Computer Shelf

"If you're setting up your own network, or you have to work with other people's networks, and you have any doubts about how routers and switches and hubs work, and what IP and MAC addresses are, you need this book. It will take between a couple of days and a couple of weeks to work your way through it, exercises and all, but you'll be glad you did."
-- Jerry Pournelle, Chaos Manor

"The book is written to be both entertaining and informative, in a style that engages the reader. In other words, it’s specifically designed not to be boring, and to get the reader interested in learning, effortlessly. (I found myself wishing that the textbook I used in my Networking class in college had been written like this. Think how much more I would have learned!)."
-- Marte Brengle