Richard Mansfield’s books have sold more than 500,000 copies worldwide, and have been translated into 12 languages. His recent titles include How to Do Everything With Second Life (McGraw-Hill), CSS Web Design for Dummies (Wiley), Office 2003 Application Development All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies (Wiley), Machine Language for Beginners (COMPUTE! Books), The Second Book of Machine Language (COMPUTE! Books), The Visual Guide to Visual Basic (Ventana, with Evangelos Petroutsos). From 1981 through 1987, Richard Mansfield was editor of COMPUTE! Magazine. He has written hundreds of magazine articles and two columns. From 1987 to 1991 he was editorial director and partner in Signal Research, and began writing books full-time in 1991. He has written 41 computer books since 1982.