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Basics of Web Design
HTML5 & CSS   Sixth Edition

Chapter 1 – Internet and Web Basics

The Internet and the Web are parts of our daily lives. How did they begin? What networking protocols and programming languages work behind the scenes to display a web page? This chapter provides an introduction to some of these topics and is a foundation for the information that web developers need to know.

This chapter also gets you started with your very first web page. You'll be introduced to Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), the language used to create web pages. Resource websites and chapter links are listed below.

The Evolution of the Web

Explore the evolution of the Web. The web is an ever-expanding universe of interlinked web pages and web apps, displaying videos, photos, music, and interactive content. What the typical person doesn't see is the interplay of web technologies and browsers that makes all this possible.... Explore at

History of the Internet and the Web

Internet Stats

W3C Resources


Intellectual Property and Copyright

Domain Names

HTML5 Resources

Operating Systems and File Extensions

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Basics of Web Design 6th Edition

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