Chapter 7 - I. Chapter 7 The Web and E-mail A. Web...

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I. Chapter 7 – The Web and E-mail A. Web Technology 1. Web Basics a) The Web is an interlinked collection of document, image, video, and sound files b) A Web site contains a collection of related information c) Podcasts d) RSS vs. Atom e) VIdeocasting f) A Web page is the product or output of one or more Web-based files displayed in a format similar to a page in a book g) A Web browser is client software that displays Web page elements and handles links between pages h) Every Web page has a unique address called a URL (1) http://www.cnn.com/showbiz/movies.htm 2. HTML a) Set of specifications for creating documents that a browser can display as a Web page b) Markup language c) HTML tags d) XHTML e) DHTML f) Ajax g) HTTP messages flow between a browser and a Web server 1 Chapter 7
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3. Web Browser a) Help you access Web pages b) Upgrade to new browser versions as they become available c) Popular browsers (1) Internet Explorer (2) Mozilla Firefox (3) Apple Safari (4) Netscape Navigator (5) Opera d) Helper applications extend browser’s ability to work with file formats (1) A plug-in is a type of helper application (2) A player is any helper application or plug-in that helps a browser display a particular file 4. Cookies a) Small chunk of data generated by a Web server and stored on computer’s hard disk (1) Fix problems caused by HTTP’s stateless protocol (2) Relatively safe b) Your computer does not have to accept cookies 5. Web Page Authoring a) Text editor b) HTML conversion tool c) Online Web authoring tools 2 Chapter 7
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d) Web authoring software (1) Microsoft FrontPage (2) Adobe Dreamweaver 6. HTML Scripts a) HTML scripts can perform complicated tasks and respond to user actions (1) HTML forms (2) Server-side script (3) Client-side script (4) Java applet (5) ActiveX control b) Digital Certificate B. Search Engines 1. Search Engine Basics a) A Web search engine is a program designed to help people locate information of the Web by formulating simple keyword queries b) A Web crawler is a computer program that is automated to methodically visit Web sites
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Chapter 7 - I. Chapter 7 The Web and E-mail A. Web...

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