10/20/2009 Understanding The Internet

posted Oct 19, 2009, 7:43 AM by Abdulkader Alriyashi   [ updated Dec 24, 2009, 7:37 PM ]
  • Internet browsers
    • Marc Andreessen at the University of Illinois to start developing the first graphical browser.
    • Mosaic was released in February 1993.
    • Andreessen left to form a company, Netscape Communications Corp.,
    • Netscape Navigator and Microsoft's Internet Explorer engaged in a ''browser war,''
    • In 1998, America Online bought Netscape Communications Corp. for $4.2 billion.
    • In 1994, CERN and M.I.T. signed an agreement setting up the World Wide Web Consortium (sometimes abbreviated as W3C) - www.w3.org.
  • Understanding the parts of a typical URL
    • HTTP
    • WWW
    • Domain names
      • .com
      • .net
      • .gov
      • .edu
      • .org

What you need to get online


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