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Absolute Beginner's Guide to Wi-Fi® Wireless Networking by Harold Davis

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Introduction

If you are new to Wi-Fi—wireless networking—I'd like to be your guide to this wonderful technology. I am no industry flak or starry-eyed gadget freak (although I do appreciate technology that makes life easier for people, like Wi-Fi).

I want to be your guide to Wi-Fi, so it is fair for you to ask (and me to answer) some questions:

  • What are my qualifications?

  • What is my approach?

  • Who is this book for, and why an “Absolute Beginner's Guide?”

I'd like to start with my qualifications. I take qualifications in this context to be a pretty broad issue, meaning (in part) who am I?

I am a normal human being, whatever that means, who is interested in technology (among other things). I have a wife, two kids, another one on the way, and a house with ...

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