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W. ORLD. W. IDE. Presented By Brian Watson. W. EB. CONTENT. What is it The Make-up Web vs Internet How it began How it works Browsers Hypertext Surfing. WHAT IS THE WEB?. Something a spider weaves A universal database of knowledge A global hypermedia network The internet.

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W

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W

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Presented By

Brian Watson

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CONTENT

What is it

The Make-up

Web vs Internet

How it began

How it works

Browsers

Hypertext

Surfing


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WHAT IS THE WEB?

Something a spider weaves

A universal database of knowledge

A global hypermedia network

The internet


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THE WEB Vs THE INTERNET

Many people think the WWW is the same as the internet. This is false!

The internet refers to the physical side of the global network - a giant mass of cables and computers

The web is just one software application that utilises the internet


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MAKE-UP

INTERNET

WORLD WIDE WEB

SMTP NNTP

POP MAIL WEB E-MAIL

ARCHIE FTP

GOPHER IRC

VERONICA NEWS


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HOW DID IT BEGIN?

Proposed March 1989

Tim Berners-Lee (director W3C at MIT)

European Particle Physics Laboratory (CERN)

First web software end 1990

Demonstrated 1991

More people involved 1992

Since then…….


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HOW DOES IT WORK?

World wide web Servers or HTTP servers

To access the Web you run a BROWSER

The browser can :-

Read documents

Access files by - FTP

- NNTP

- GOPHER etc.

Follow links


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BROWSERS

Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator

Multilingual

Organise

Use links

Hypertext

Hypermedia


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HYPERTEXT AND HYPERMEDIA

HyperText Markup Language (HTML) is the language used to create web documents

HyperText is basically the same as regular text

Contains links within text to other documents

Hypermedia is hypertext with a difference

Contains links to text and other media

Hypermedia simply combines hypertext and multimedia


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WHAT’S ON THE WEB?

Music

xxx

Shopping

Virtually everything is available somewhere

It is cheaper to publish on the web than on paper or other electronic media

Education

News

Sport


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SURFING

Many people these days talk of how they “surfed the net for hours”

But what do they mean?

Were they on Bondi Beach with a computer or looking at it on a computer?


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SURFING THE WEB

Hypertext links called HYPERLINKS, can create a complex virtual web of connections

If you were to go to a web page and follow all the links you could find your self on a free associative tour of information known as

“SURFING THE WEB”


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FURTHER INFO

If you want more information on the world wide web then go to:-

http:/www.w3.org