FYI Getting More Information About How the Internet Works
- How Web Servers and the Internet Works
- by Marshall Brain
" Have you ever wondered about the mechanisms that delivered this page to you? Chances are you are sitting at a computer right now, viewing this page in a browser -- so when you clicked on the link for this page, or typed in its URL (Uniform Resource Locator), what happened behind the scenes to bring this page onto your screen? If you've ever been curious about the process, or have ever wanted to know some of the specific mechanisms that allow you to surf the Internet, then this edition of How Stuff Works will be a real eye opener for you. You will learn about the Internet, and how Web browsers and Web servers use it to bring pages into your home, school or office. Let's get started!"
- IETF RFC page
- A collection of Request For Comment (RFC)documents produced by the Internet
Engineering Task Force (IETF). These RFCs give the definition and specification of the protocols used on the Internet.
"The Requests for Comments (RFC) document series is a set of technical and organizational notes about the Internet (orginally the ARPANET). Memos in the RFC series discuss many aspects of computer networking, including protocols, procedures, programs, and concepts, as well as meeting notes, opinions, and sometimes humor." - http://www.rfc-editor.org/
FYI 404 Messages
FYI More About Browsers
- Browser News
- "This weekly newsletter offers news about web browsers and their standards, gives an overview of the browsers and their futures, helps you find browsers both old and new, presents design resources, and reports Internet statistics."
This material has been prepared to accompany the
book "Learning to Use the Internet and the World Wide Web"
(ISBN 1-887902-78-3) by Ernest Ackermann
and Karen Hartman, and
published by Franklin, Beedle and Associates,
Incorporated, Wilsonville, OR. © 2002. No part of this may be reproduced,
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