Books by Rick Leinecker

Rick has written 23 books on a variety of advanced computing topics and programming languages. There are also a number of translations that the publishers have released. You can click for larger images.

Rick is now writing a series on computer-assisted musical composition.
Your Atari Comes Alive
Designed to enhance the understanding of Atari home computers by providing instructions for programming techniques.
Your ST Comes Alive
Projects for the ST home computer. These projects are simple enough for the novice, but they can easily be expanded to create complex devices.
The Scientific ST
Further Projects for the Atari ST home computer. These projects are designed for computer enthusiasts of all skill levels.
Your Atari 8 Bit Comes Alive
The purpose of this book is to enhance the understanding and enjoyment of the Atari 8 Bit computer through building hardware projects.
Official Guide to Roger Wilco
This book gives you hints to the first for games in the space quest series in first person told by none other that Roger Wilco himself!
COMPUTE Magazine's Power Tips
Hundreds of Computer tips geared towards the home PC user.
Making Noise
Take full advantage of the improving audio capabilities of PCs, with this complete guide to digital sound programming.
Developing Dinosaurs and Ancient Worlds
Create & destroy worlds by controlling all details of plants, animals, weather, & geology with the EcoSim environment simulator!
Visual C++ Power Toolkit
A single pre-written Custom Control can save a programmer many weeks of struggle. This reference book describes the best OLE Custom Controls.
Cyber Life
Virtual reality, artificial life, kaleidosonics, 3-D animation, interactive art, cyberpunk music - welcome to the new CyberWorld.
The Visual J++ Bible
This complete tutorial/reference to programming with Visual J++ shows how to quickly bring a project to life.
The Visual C++ 5.0 Bible
Provides you with all the information you need to leverage the Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) and the Active Template Library (ATL).
Visual C++ 5 Power Toolkit
Focuses on giving you ways to spiff up your Visual C++ applications with support for multimedia. Create Animations, Add Midi input, Access Twain devices and more!
The Visual C++ 5 Programmer's Reference
Provides a complete reference for Visual C++ 5, with full documentation of all the language statements, controls, MFC classes and other language aspects.
The Visual C++ 6 Bible
If Visual C++ Can Do It, You Can Do It Too... Master quickly all the job skills you need to develop industrial-strength Windows or Web-based projects.
Windows 98 Programming Bible
This introduction to Windows programming for C and C++ programmers begins with the fundamentals and expands into advanced topics.
Visual J++ in 21 Days
Breaks down the tasks of learning Visual J++ into 21 focused lessons. Readers learn through clear explanations and code samples.
COM+ Unleashed
Provides a complete understanding of how to build and implement COM components, focusing on using COM+. Shows you how to build COM objects. .
JavaBeans Unleashed
JavaBeans Unleashed is a practical, professional, and comprehensive guide to JavaBeans. This book also contains an introduction to Enterprise JavaBeans.
COM+ XML ASP.NET On The Edge
This guide is a must for programmers who are ready to build next-generation web applications and web services on the .NET Platform.
Special Edition Using ASP.NET
A comprehensive reference to both experienced and new developers. Provides real-world examples and tips on ASP.NET.
ASP.NET Solutions: 23 Case Studies
The authoritative guide for real-world solutions, design patterns, and best practices using the .NET framework and C# and VB .NET languages.
Visual Studio 2008 All In One For Dummies -
This comprehensive, seven-books-in-one guide gets you up and running with Visual Studio 2008. Understand VS 08 while working with .Net languages.

Translations and Alternate Editions

Many of my books have been translated into other languages. Below are a few examples.
Developing Dinosaurs (Polish Edition)
Create & destroy worlds by controlling all details of plants, animals, weather, & geology with the EcoSim environment simulator!
Visual C++ Power Toolkit (Spanish)
A single pre-written Custom Control can save a programmer many weeks of struggle. This reference book describes the best OLE Custom Controls.
Visual C++ Power Toolkit (Korean)
A single pre-written Custom Control can save a programmer many weeks of struggle. This reference book describes the best OLE Custom Controls.
The Visual J++ Bible (Translation)
This complete tutorial/reference to programming with Visual J++ shows how to quickly bring a project to life.
The Visual J++ Bible(Chinese)
This complete tutorial/reference to programming with Visual J++ shows how to quickly bring a project to life.
The Visual C++ 5.0 Bible (Spanish ed.)
Provides you with all the information you need to leverage the Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) and the Active Template Library (ATL).
The Visual C++ 5.0 Bible(Yugoslavian)
Provides you with all the information you need to leverage the Microsoft Foundation Class (MFC) and the Active Template Library (ATL).
The Visual C++ 6 Bible (Translation)
If Visual C++ Can Do It, You Can Do It Too... Master quickly all the job skills you need to develop industrial-strength Windows or Web-based projects.
Windows 98 Programming Bible(German)
This introduction to Windows programming for C and C++ programmers begins with the fundamentals and expands into advanced topics.
Windows 98 Programming Bible(Korean)
This introduction to Windows programming for C and C++ programmers begins with the fundamentals and expands into advanced topics.
Windows 98 Programming Bible(Japanese)
This introduction to Windows programming for C and C++ programmers begins with the fundamentals and expands into advanced topics.
The Visual C++ 6 Bible (Chinese)
If Visual C++ Can Do It, You Can Do It Too... Master quickly all the job skills you need to develop industrial-strength Windows or Web-based projects.
Visual J++ in 21 Days (Chinese)
Breaks down the tasks of learning Visual J++ into 21 focused lessons. Readers learn through clear explanations and code samples.
COM+ Unleashed (Chinese)
Provides a complete understanding of how to build and implement COM components, focusing on using COM+. Shows you how to build COM objects and encapsulate their functionality.
COM+ Unleashed (Russian)
Provides a complete understanding of how to build and implement COM components, focusing on using COM+. Shows you how to build COM objects and encapsulate their functionality.
Special Edition Using ASP.NET (Low Price Edition)
A comprehensive reference to both experienced and new developers. Provides real-world examples and tips on ASP.NET.
Special Edition Using ASP.NET (Korean)
A comprehensive reference to both experienced and new developers. Provides real-world examples and tips on ASP.NET.