What is the Internet
Provides “Address” to a hosted site.
Uniform Resource Locator
EDU .COM .Gov .Mil .TV
Protocol,Hostname, Port, Path
Rules for posting, retrieving or interacting with
http:, ftp, TCP/IP
Software to view/interact with a website.
Flash Player, Quicktime, Shockwave, Reader
Browser will determine what is needed and install.
• HTTP-For browsing the Web
• FTP--For writing to the web
IP Address 22.214.171.124 (www.google.com)
Relationship with DNS
Where does the server reside?
FTP: to push the site from local computer to
That server becomes the host.
ISP (Internet Service Provider)
Provides “Gateway” between your computer
and the web.
Internet Vs. Web
Uses a Wide Variety of Protocols
A function of the Internet
A series of Hypertext documents (HTTP)