A website is one or more web pages that relate to a common theme, such as a person, business, organization, or a subject, such as sports.
The first page is called the home page , which acts like an index, indicating the content on the site.
From the home page, you can click hyperlinks to access other web pages.
Web browsers and servers 2 . Browser interprets user’s selection and makes request from appropriate server. 3. Server accepts and processes request from browser. 4. Server sends requested files to browser to be interpreted . 1. User sends request 5. User receives file Browser
Internet2 - is a not a single network, but a consortium of hundreds of high-speed networks linked by fiber optic backbones that span the United States and links to other countries. The network transmits data at speeds up to 2.4 gigabits per second--45,000 times faster than a 56 Kbps modem
The next-generation network went online in February, 1999, linking a number of universities around the world. It should be available for commercial use soon. Then get ready for 21st century services like interactive television, virtual 3-D videoconferencing, and much more
While PCs were once the primary means of accessing the Internet, we're now seeing Internet-enabled devices such as PDAs and cell phones that send and receive e-mail and access the Web. Soon, everything from your car to your refrigerator will be connected to the global network, communicating with each other wirelessly.