Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Cloud services, part of Web Development Foundations: Web Technologies.
…Earlier in the course I discussed the difference between…the web and the internet. If you remember we talked…about the web referring to content being transmitted over…the internet, usually structured in HTML, and then transferred using…web protocols like HTTP. Honestly though, that's just a…really overly technical way to say, websites. So the web,…consists of websites. Now the internet however is something…much bigger. Over the past 20 years, a vast network…of millions of computers have evolved to comprise…an amazingly powerful development platform. That platform is beginning…to mature with the growth of what we…call Cloud services. By now, I'm sure you're familiar…with the term the Cloud. In many ways,…the Cloud is just another buzzword, but what it…represents is significant shift in how we use and…develop the Internet. By using the global scale of…the always-connected, always-on internet, developers are creating applications…and services that fundamentally change the way people interact…with the internet. Take the service DropBox. DropBox isn't…
- Working with web clients and servers
- Exploring HTTP
- How browsers work
- Structuring HTML
- Controlling presentation with CSS
- Dealing with data
- Working with a content management system (like WordPress)
- Using cloud services
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to the Web
2. Front-End Technology
3. Back-End Technology
4. Assembly Technologies
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