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Web Design: A Complete Introduction 2 Web Technology

Nigel Chapman and Jenny Chapman

Published by MacAvon Media, 67 pages.

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This is Chapter 2, Web Technology, from Web Design: A Complete Introduction. This chapter introduces the technologies and data representations used on the World Wide Web.

Page numbering in this chapter follows that of the printed book, for purposes of cross-reference.

First published 2006-10-27

This chapter provides an overview of the technologies and data representations used on the Web. It provides essential background to the more detailed material in the subsequent chapters.

Topics covered in this chapter include:

  • Web Pages
  • Fetching Pages
  • Data Representations
  • Transmission of Digital Data

This chapter also includes Key Points and end of chapter exercises. Sample answers to the Test Questions can be found on the book’s support site.

A complete Table of Contents for Web Design: A Complete Introduction is available for free download and provides more detailed information about the contents of this chapter.

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