2 Internet vs. Web Internet World Wide Web Massive network of networks Networking infrastructure – connects millions of computers forming a network in which any computer can communicate with any other computer as long as they are both connected to the Internet.World Wide WebWay of accessing info over the InternetAn information sharing model built on top of the InternetUses HTTP (one of the languages spoken on the Internet)
3 What is a Browser? Browser Examples Software application used to locate and display web pages.Access documents called Web Pages that are linked to each other via hyperlinksExamplesInternet ExplorerNetscape Navigator
4 HTTP vs. HTML HTTP HTML Hyper-Text Transfer Protocol The language used by web clients (you) and the Web Server (Internet Explorer)HTMLHyper-Text Markup LanguageStandard language used to create Web pages. (Known as Hypermedia documents)
6 What makes a good/bad web site? ContentDoes is have what I’m looking for?Is the info accurate?ReliableIs the site down a lot?Ease of useHow easy is it to find what I’m looking for (navigation)?AestheticsIs the site pleasing to view?