History of the Web - 1 Section THE BASICS This first...

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1 T H E B A S I C S This first section builds a foundation for the creation of web sites. It covers the basic tags used in 90% of all web pages and introduces you to hypertext, the underlying structure to the non- linear approach of the World Wide Web. n this section we will begin with a short history of the internet; how seemingly different elements came together at a fateful moment in time to create what is arguably the greatest (and most accessible) structure of information resources that mankind has yet created. A Short History of the Web 1. History of the Internet A. Defense Department B. Linear vs Non-Linear information systems C. CERN (European Laboratory for Particle Physics) and Tim Berners-Lee D. Berners-Lee (English scientist) saw difficulty with communication between Scientists from different countries. 1. Solution was distributed hypertext, where people kept info on their computers, but computers could exchange and access public info with/from others. 2. He came up with URL’s (uniform resource locators), http (hypertext transfer protocols), and HTML (hypertext markup language) Section 1 I
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2 E. Markup languages 1. Markup is a way of structuring content for broad use. Text without markup (or structure) is difficult to
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2011 for the course ART 333 taught by Professor Seifert during the Fall '08 term at Sam Houston State University.

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