htmlDemo1 - Demo 1 XP The Development of the Word Wide Web...

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Demo 1 Adapted From New Perspectives on HTML and XHTML, Comprehensive Patrick Carey, Course Technology 1 XP Developing a Basic Web Page Demo 1 Demo 1 Adapted From New Perspectives on HTML and XHTML, Comprehensive Patrick Carey, Course Technology 2 XP The Development of the Word Wide Web • Timothy Berners-Lee and other researchers at the CERN nuclear research facility near Geneva, Switzerland laid the foundations for the World Wide Web , or the Web , in 1989. • They developed a system of interconnected hypertext documents that allowed their users to easily navigate from one topic to another. Hypertext is a method of organizing information that gives the reader control over the order in which the information is presented. Demo 1 Adapted From New Perspectives on HTML and XHTML, Comprehensive Patrick Carey, Course Technology 3 XP Hypertext Documents • The key to hypertext is the use of hyperlinks (or links) which are the elements in a hypertext document that allow you to jump from one topic to another. •A link may point to another section of the same document, or to another document entirely. •A link can open a document on your computer, or through the Internet, a document on a computer anywhere in the world. Demo 1 Adapted From New Perspectives on HTML and XHTML, Comprehensive Patrick Carey, Course Technology 4 XP Hypertext Documents • An entire collection of linked documents is referred to as a Web site . • The hypertext documents within a Web site are known as Web pages . • Individual pages can contain text, audio, video, and even programs that can be run remotely. Demo 1 Adapted From New Perspectives on HTML and XHTML, Comprehensive Patrick Carey, Course Technology 5 XP Web Servers and Web Browsers •A Web page is stored on a Web server , which in turn makes it available to the network. •T o v i e w a Web page , a client runs a software program called a Web browser , which retrieves the page from the server and displays it. The earliest browsers, known as text-based browsers , were incapable of displaying images. Today most computers support graphical browsers which are capable of displaying not only images, but also video, sound, animations, and a variety of graphical features. Demo 1 Adapted From New Perspectives on HTML and XHTML, Comprehensive Patrick Carey, Course Technology 6 XP HTML: The Language of the Web • A Web page is a text file written in a language called Hypertext Markup Language . •A markup language is a language that describes a document’s structure and content. • HTML is not a programming language or a formatting language.
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htmlDemo1 - Demo 1 XP The Development of the Word Wide Web...

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