Web Programming Step by Step, 2nd Edition

Lecture 1: Internet/WWW

Reading: Ch. 1

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1.1: The Internet

The Internet

The Internet
  • the Web is the collection of web sites and pages around the world; the Internet is larger and also includes other services such as email, chat, online games, etc.

Brief history

Key aspects of the internet

People and organizations


Internet Protocol (IP)

Transmission Control Protocol (TCP)

1.2: The World Wide Web (WWW)

Web servers and browsers

web server

Domain Name System (DNS)

Uniform Resource Locator (URL)

Hypertext Transport Protocol (HTTP)

HTTP error codes

Web languages / technologies

2.1: Basic HTML

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)

Structure of an HTML page

<!DOCTYPE html>
		information about the page

		page contents

Page title: <title>

describes the title of the web page

<title>Chapter 2: HTML Basics</title>

Paragraph: <p>

paragraphs of text (block)

<p>You're not your job.
You're not how much money you have in the bank.
You're not the car you drive.   You're not the contents
of your wallet. You're not your         khakis.  You're
   the all-singing, all-dancing crap of the world.</p>

Headings: <h1>, <h2>, ..., <h6>

headings to separate major areas of the page (block)

<h1>University of Whoville</h1>
<h2>Department of Computer Science</h2>
<h3>Sponsored by Micro$oft</h3>