Table of Contents
Contents at a Glance. Introduction. Part I: Understanding the P2P Revolution. Chapter 1: Why P2P Will Be Important to You. Chapter 2: What P2P IsNand What It IsnOt. Chapter 3: The Many Applications of P2P. Chapter 4: Who Profits from P2PNand Who DoesnOt. Chapter 5: P2P Privacy and Security. Chapter 6: P2P and Intellectual Property. Chapter 7: Issues and Obstacles. Part II: P2P File Sharing. Chapter 8: Understanding P2P File Sharing. Chapter 9: The Napster Story. Chapter 10: The Gnutella Network: The Next Napster?. Chapter 11: Aimster: File Sharing via Instant Messaging. Chapter 12: The KaZaA/MusicCity Network. Chapter 13: Audiogalaxy and Other Media--Sharing Services. Chapter 14: Freenet: A Different Kind of File--Sharing Service. Chapter 15: Harvesting the Hidden Internet with Distributed Search Engines. Part III: P2P Communications. Chapter 16: Understanding P2P Communications. Chapter 17: AIM, Windows Messenger, and Other IM Services. Chapter 18: Internet Telephony and Video Conferencing. Part IV: P2P Collaboration. Chapter 19: Understanding P2P Collaboration. Chapter 20: Collaborating with Microsoft. Chapter 21: Groove Networks and Other P2P Groupware. Chapter 22: P2P Gaming. Chapter 23: The Writeable Web and Other P2P Collaborative Applications. Part V: P2P Distributed Computing. Chapter 24: Understanding P2P Distributed Computing. Chapter 25: Distributed Computing in Action: SETI@home. Chapter 26: Distributed Computing Applications. Part VI: P2P Applications Development. Chapter 27: Understanding P2P Applications Development. Chapter 28: Sun: JXTA, Jini, and Java. Chapter 29: Microsoft: .NET. Chapter 30: Other P2P Development Tools. Appendix: P2P Resources. Index.
Mike Miller has authored more than three dozen nonfiction how--to books in the past decade including Sybex's Discovering Bluetoothand PowerPoint! IDKYCDT. He has established a reputation for explaining technical topics to nontechnical readers, and for offering useful real--world advice about complicated topics. He is also the President of the Molehill Group, a writing/consulting firm based in Carmel, Indiana.
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