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5/25/10 2:56 PM History of the Internet and Web Page 1 of 2 http://www-scf.usc.edu/~elenawil/itp104/Web%20Servers%20and%20Web%20Browsers.html WEB SERVERS AND WEB BROWSERS WEB BROWSER Piece of software that runs on your personal computer and allows you to view web pages Sir Tim Berners-Lee created the first web browser in 1990, the WorldWideWeb Interprets the HTML code Provides a visual layout displayed on the screen Updated regularly (change to address new aspects of HTML and new technologies) The look and feel of a web page can vary significantly because of the differences between various browsers and the large number of computer types Most browsers can be easily customized (text, styles and colors) Examples Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Safari Netscape Navigator WEB SERVER A computer running special software, which is always connected to the internet In 1989, Sir Tim Berners-Lee proposed a system that would allow the exchange of information between scientists using a hypertext system. That system later
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