Dan Gookin

Updated: 11/16/2019 by Computer Hope
Dan Gookin

Name: Dan Gookin

Born: Unknown in San Diego, California, USA

Computer-related contributions

  • Author of the first For Dummies books, including DOS for Dummies and PCs for Dummies.
  • Wrote the first Dummies books and set forth the design for future Dummies books, incorporating humor and jokes into an easy-to-use format for beginners of any subject.
  • Has authored more than 130 computer books.

Significant publications

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 For Dummies (2012).
  • Android Phones For Dummies (2012).
  • Word 2010 For Dummies (2010).
  • PCs For Dummies, Windows 7 Edition (2009).