Spinning the web: how to provide information on the Internet

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International Thomson Pub., 1995 - Computers - 227 pages
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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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Contents

Managing a Web Site
11
Case Studies
21
The Hypertext Markup Language
29
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Ford is associate professor of environmental science in the Program in Environmental Science and Regional Planning at Washington State University, Pullman.

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