Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video Working with clients and servers, part of Web Development Foundations: Web Technologies.
…Now that we understand the client server model that…the web is based on, let's take a closer look…at the process of requesting and receiving web content.…Every time you click a link, or type a URL…into your browser, a request for that content is…made to a server. As with most processes, there's a…little bit more going on behind the scenes. When your…browser makes a request, it uses a URL or uniform…resource locator to locate the requested content. This request…is usually passed on to a domain name server or DNS. The DNS…then translates the URL into an IP address. The browser…then uses this IP address to locate the host's server and send a request for the…content. Based on the type of files requested, several things take…place next. If the request is a simple HTML page, the HTML text is sent…to the browser where it's rendered and presented…to the user. If the page contains additional…requests, such as CSS or images, those requests…are presented to the server, the resources are…downloaded, and the resulting content is rendered as…
- 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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