Web Applications

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  • Created on: 07-12-18 09:17
WWW
World Wide WEb is the name given to the collection of information that has grown up on computers connected to the internet and which is avaliable for anyone to access
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The Internet
Is a network of computers, each communicating with several other computers in the network, but not with all of them
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URL
Unifrom Resource Locator - a URL is a refrence to the address of a resource on the internet
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HTTP
Hypertext Transfer Protocol is an application protocol used on the world wide web
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IP Address
Internet Protocol address - Represents a standard set of rules used to ensure the proper transfer of information between computers on the Internet.
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Web Browser
This software allow users to view and use the web pages on the internet.
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Web server
A computer designed to deliver internet webpages across the internet or within an intranet.
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Web Hosting
In order to have an intranet presence a web hosting service is required
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FTP
File Transfer Protocol is the most common protocol used to transfer files across the internet between client and service devices
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ISP
An Internet Service Provider - has direct links to the internet and accepts transmission from users over communication lines and passes these onto the internet
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Search Engine
A search engine is a web-based tool that searches for information using keywords or criteria
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Cache
Cache files allow browsers to download website images, data and documents for faster viewing in the future
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Cookies
Small files downloaded to a computer when visiting a site
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Portal
A webiste that acts as a main entry point to a group of web services
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Website
A website is a collection of HTML pages linked together
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Is a network of computers, each communicating with several other computers in the network, but not with all of them

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The Internet

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Unifrom Resource Locator - a URL is a refrence to the address of a resource on the internet

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Hypertext Transfer Protocol is an application protocol used on the world wide web

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Internet Protocol address - Represents a standard set of rules used to ensure the proper transfer of information between computers on the Internet.

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