Okay–so now we’ve discussed basic browsers, HTML, HTTP–which is how the browsers talk to the servers– and now we’re finally going to get to servers, which is what most of this course is going to be about– how to run programs on servers. The purpose of a server is to
Okay–let’s take a step back for a second and talk about the major pieces of the web– or the major concepts we’re going to be discussing in this lesson. The major pieces are you, your computer running a web browser, the internet, and servers. Your browser makes requests via the
The answer is HTML. While all of these things can exist on the web, any type of file can be linked to, HTML documents are the basis for everything on the web.
Let’s begin with a discussion of the World Wide Web. The World Wide Web is a collection of HTML documents. These documents are made up of something called HTML, which stands for HyperText Markup Language– this is the basis for almost every webpage. Even though there can be–you know– documents,