Spinning the web: how to provide information on the Internet
Networks & Communications/The Internet Spinning the Web How to Provide Information on the Internet Andrew Ford The use of the Internet world-wide grows exponentially each month, with a corresponding interest in making the most of the facilities it offers. One of the Internets most flexible tools is the World Wide Web (The Web, or WWW, for short). The Web is a hypertext-based system for finding and accessing Internet resources, developed at CERN in Switzerland. Experts expect that Web tools, such as Mosaic, will become the most widely used means of accessing the Internet in the coming years. This book is intended for anyone who is interested in making information accessible on the Internet. Individuals, businesses, and academics will all want to know how to organize their information, where and how to put it on the Web, what software is available, and what problems and pitfalls to avoid. Spinning the Web is the first book to cover all aspects of the Web, including:An overview of Web facilitiesHow to create and prepare hypertext documentsSecurity issuesSetting up a Web serverHow to select and evaluate software used in the WebSamples from well-executed Web documentsCase studies that illustrate the step-by-step process of getting the web up and running
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allow anonymous ftp Apple Macintosh attribute browser program button cache file CERN server CGI scripts characters client compiled configuration directives configuration file contains create default defined directory ACFs directory listings display Document Title editor encoded environment variable equivalent NCSA directive example field filename fill-out forms format free software global ACF GN server Gopher header hierarchy HoTMetaL HTTPD hypertext links icons identifier inetd interface Internet Internet protocols log file Macintosh menu Microsoft Windows MIME Mosaic NCSA Mosaic NCSA server operating systems organization output path pathname Perl pj pj pj port number protection set-up proxy server query string request string retrieve running Section server configuration file server directives server program Server side includes SGML Silicon Graphics SoftQuad standard subdirectory syntax template UNIX systems version 2.0 virtual Web server X Window System