How the Internet Works

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Que Publishing, 1998 - Internet - 323 pages
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Have you ever wanted to know how data travels from computer to computer, around the world? Have you ever wondered how web sites can track users or how newsgroups work? How the Internet Works not only tells the reader how it works, but shows them with easy to follow, four-color visual spreads tracking the path data flows and the hardware involved. Now entering its fourth year, How the Internet Works helps you understand the latest in Internet and networking technology from cookies and data tracking to web sound and video. Its intelligent visual approach demystifies the technology in a format that appeals to readers of all levels. Content includes explanations of digital certificates, extranets, Interact telephony, meta-searches and scripting languages such as XML and dynamic HTML.
 

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Page xii - From your computer you can find information about anything you can name or even imagine. You can communicate with people on the other side of the world. You can set up a teleconference, tap into the resources of powerful

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