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Google Hacks, 2nd Edition
By Tara Calishain, Rael Dornfest
Publisher: O'Reilly
Pub Date: December 2004
ISBN: 0-596-00857-0
Pages: 479

   Foreword to the First Edition
      About the Authors
      Why Google Hacks?
      How This Book Is Organized
      How to Use This Book
      How to Run the Hacks
      Where to Go for More
      Using Code Examples
      Safari Enabled
      How to Contact Us
      Got a Hack?
      Chapter 1.  Web
      Hacks 1-20
      Section 1.2.  Google Web Search Basics
      Section 1.3.  Full-Word Wildcards
      Section 1.4.  The 10-Word Limit
      Section 1.5.  Special Syntax
      Section 1.6.  Mixing Syntax
      Section 1.7.  Advanced Search
      Section 1.8.  Quick Links
      Section 1.9.  Language Tools
      Section 1.10.  Anatomy of a Search Result
      Section 1.11.  Setting Preferences
      Section 1.12.  Understanding Google URLs
      Hack 1.  Browse the Google Directory
      Hack 2.  Glean a Snapshot of Google in Time
      Hack 3.  Graph Google Results over Time
      Hack 4.  Visualize Google Results
      Hack 5.  Check Your Spelling
      Hack 6.  Google Phonebook: Let Google's Fingers Do the Walking
      Hack 7.  Think Global, Google Local
      Hack 8.  Track Stocks
      Hack 9.  Consult the Dictionary
      Hack 10.  Look Up Definitions
      Hack 11.  Search Article Archives
      Hack 12.  Find Directories of Information
      Hack 13.  Seek Out Weblog Commentary
      Hack 14.  Cover Your Bases
      Hack 15.  Repetition Matters
      Hack 16.  Search a Particular Date Range
      Hack 17.  Calculate Google Centuryshare
      Hack 18.  Hack Your Own Google Search Form
      Hack 19.  Go Beyond Google's Advanced Search
      Hack 20.  Use Google Tools for Translators
      Chapter 2.  Advanced Web
      Hacks 21-49
      Section 2.2.  Assumptions
      Hack 21.  Like a Version
      Hack 22.  Capture Google Results in a Google Box
      Hack 23.  Build Google Directory URLs
      Hack 24.  Find Recipes
      Hack 25.  Track Result Counts over Time
      Hack 26.  Feel Really Lucky
      Hack 27.  Get Random Results (on Purpose)
      Hack 28.  Permute a Query
      Hack 29.  Weight a Query Keyword
      Hack 30.  Restrict Searches to Top-Level Results
      Hack 31.  Search for Special Characters
      Hack 32.  Dig Deeper into Sites
      Hack 33.  Summarize Results by Domain
      Hack 34.  Measure Google Mindshare
      Hack 35.  SafeSearch Certify URLs
      Hack 36.  Search Google Topics
      Hack 37.  Find the Largest Page
      Hack 38.  Perform Proximity Searches
      Hack 39.  Meander Your Google Neighborhood
      Hack 40.  Run a Google Popularity Contest
      Hack 41.  Scrape Yahoo! Buzz for a Google Search
      Hack 42.  Compare Google's Results with Other Search Engines
      Hack 43.  Scattersearch with Yahoo! and Google
      Hack 44.  Yahoo! Directory Mindshare in Google
      Hack 45.  Glean Weblog-Free Google Results
      Hack 46.  Spot Trends with Geotargeting
      Hack 47.  Bring the Google Calculator to the Command Line
      Hack 48.  Build a Custom Date Range Search Form
      Hack 49.  Search Yesterday's Index
      Chapter 3.  Images
      Hacks 50-53
      Section 3.2.  Google Images Advanced Search Interface
      Section 3.3.  Google Images Search Syntax
      Hack 50.  Borrow a Corporate or Product Logo
      Hack 51.  Browse the World Wide Photo Album
      Hack 52.  Google Cartography: Street Art in Your Neighborhood
      Hack 53.  Capture the Map
      Chapter 4.  News and Groups
      Hakcs 54-58
      Section 4.2.  Google News
      Section 4.3.  Google News Search Syntax
      Section 4.4.  Advanced News Search
      Section 4.5.  Making the Most of Google News
      Section 4.6.  Receive Google News Alerts
      Section 4.7.  Beyond Google for News Search
      Hack 54.  Scrape Google News
      Hack 55.  Visualize Google News
      Section 4.10.  Google Groups
      Section 4.11.  10 Seconds of Hierarchy Funk
      Section 4.12.  Browsing Groups
      Section 4.13.  Google Groups Search Syntax
      Section 4.14.  Advanced Groups Search
      Hack 56.  Go Deeper into Groups with Google Groups 2
      Hack 57.  Scrape Google Groups
      Hack 58.  Simplify Google Groups URLs
      Chapter 5.  Add-Ons
      Hacks 59-70
      Hack 59.  Keep Tabs on Your Searches with Google Alerts
      Hack 60.  Add Google to Your Toolbar or Desktop
      Hack 61.  Google Your Desktop
      Hack 62.  Google with Bookmarklets
      Hack 63.  Google from Word
      Hack 64.  Google by Email
      Hack 65.  Google by Instant Messenger
      Hack 66.  Google from IRC
      Hack 67.  Google on the Go
      Hack 68.  Visit the Google Labs
      Hack 69.  Find Out What Google Thinks ___ Is
      Hack 70.  The Search Engine Belt Buckle
      Chapter 6.  Gmail
      Hacks 71-80
      Section 6.2.  Gmail Search Syntax
      Section 6.3.  Additional Resources
      Hack 71.  Glean a Gmail Invite
      Hack 72.  Create and Use Custom Addresses
      Hack 73.  Import Your Contacts into Gmail
      Hack 74.  Import Mail into Gmail
      Hack 75.  Export Your Gmail
      Hack 76.  Take a Walk on the Lighter Side
      Hack 77.  Gmail on the Go
      Hack 78.  Use Gmail as a Linux Filesystem
      Hack 79.  Use Gmail as a Windows Drive
      Hack 80.  Program Gmail
      Chapter 7.  Ads
      Hacks 81-85
      Section 7.2.  Google AdSense
      Section 7.3.  Google AdWords
      Hack 81.  Get the Most out of AdWords
      Hack 82.  Generate Google AdWords
      Hack 83.  Scrape Google AdWords
      Hack 84.  Determine the Worth of AdWords Words
      Hack 85.  Serve Backup Ads
      Chapter 8.  Webmastering
      Hacks 86-91
      Section 8.2.  Google's Importance to Webmasters
      Section 8.3.  The Mysterious PageRank
      Section 8.4.  The Equally Mysterious Ranking Algorithm
      Section 8.5.  Keeping Up with Google's Changes
      Section 8.6.  In a Word: Relax
      Hack 86.  A Webmaster's Introduction to Google
      Hack 87.  Get Inside the PageRank Algorithm
      Hack 88.  26 Steps to 15K a Day
      Hack 89.  Be a Good Search Engine Citizen
      Hack 90.  Clean Up for a Google Visit
      Hack 91.  Remove Your Materials from Google
      Chapter 9.  Programming Google
      Hacks 92-100
      Section 9.2.  Signing Up and Google's Terms
      Section 9.3.  The Google Web APIs Developer's Kit
      Section 9.4.  Using Your Google API Key
      Section 9.5.  What's WSDL?
      Section 9.6.  Understanding the Google API Query
      Section 9.7.  Understanding the Google API Response
      Section 9.8.  A Note on Spidering and Scraping
      Hack 92.  Program Google in Perl
      Hack 93.  Install the SOAP::Lite Perl Module
      Hack 94.  Program Google with the Net::Google Perl Module
      Hack 95.  Loop Around the 10-Result Limit
      Hack 96.  Program Google in PHP
      Hack 97.  Program Google in Java
      Hack 98.  Program Google in Python
      Hack 99.  Program Google in C# and .NET
      Hack 100.  Program Google in VB.NET
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