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Introduction to the Web as a Platform

Author: 
Microsoft
Issue Date: 
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Description: 
"This guide will introduce you to the fundamental concepts that will help you understand how to create Web applications. In this guide, you will learn the answer to questions such as: What is a network and how are computers connected? What is the Internet? How do browsers work? What happens 'under the hood' when I connect to a Web server? What is Hypertext Markup Language (HTML)? How do Web sites work? The purpose of this guide is to help you understand the environment in which a Web application runs, which includes the Internet, Web servers, browsers, network communications, resource identifiers, and markup language. "
Keywords: 
Internet, Web, Networking, HTML, HTTP, ASP
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Learner
Type: 
Instructional Material : Lecture/Presentation
Publisher: 
Microsoft
URL: 
http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/beginner/bb308772.aspx
CSTA Classification: 

CD.L3A-01

Describe the unique features of computers embedded in mobile devices and vehicles (e.g., cell phones, automobiles, airplanes).

CPP.L3A-01

Create and organize web pages through the use of a variety of web programming design tools.

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