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What is the Internet

ziizium profile image Habdul Hazeez Updated on 惻2 min read

FrontEnd Development Zero to Hero (67 Part Series)

1) FrontEnd Development: Zero to Hero 2) What is the Internet 3 ... 65 3) What is the Web 4) Web Browsers 5) Tools for Web Development 6) Introduction to HTML 7) History of HTML 8) The HTML specification 9) HTML Elements and Tags 10) Replaced Element and Void Element 11) Writing Accessible HTML 12) Validating HTML documents 13) HTML Resources and Reference 14) Introduction to CSS 15) History of CSS 16) The CSS Specification 17) CSS Properties 18) CSS Selectors 19) CSS Units 20) CSS Specificity 21) The CSS Cascade 22) CSS Inheritance 23) The CSS Box model 24) CSS Margin Collapse 25) CSS Positioning 26) CSS z-index 27) CSS colors 28) CSS Backgrounds 29) CSS Variables 30) CSS Floats 31) CSS Block Formatting Context 32) CSS Flexbox part 1 33) CSS Flexbox part 2 34) CSS Grid part 1 35) CSS Grid part 2 36) CSS Media Queries 37) CSS Typography 38) CSS Animations and Transitions 39) CSS Naming conventions 40) Writing maintainable CSS 41) CSS References and Resource 42) Introduction to JavaScript 43) History of JavaScript 44) The EcmaScript specification 45) Introduction to programming 46) JavaScript Variables 47) JavaScript Arrays 48) JavaScript Objects 49) JavaScript Numbers 50) JavaScript Conditionals 51) JavaScript Loops 52) JavaScript Functions 53) The Document Object Model 54) Introduction to Ajax 55) JavaScript References and Resource 56) Introduction to Web Design 57) History of web design 58) Site Layouts in CSS 59) Introduction to Responsive web design 60) Introduction to Progressive Enhancement 61) Introduction to User Interface design 62) Introduction to user experience design 63) Introduction to Web accessibility and usability 64) Introduction to Color theory 65) Web design References and resource 66) Series final project 67) Building your career as a developer

The term Internet is actually the short term for International Network or Interconnected Network which is a system of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols such as TCP/IP which stands for Transfer Control Protocol and Internet Protocol.

HISTORY OF THE INTERNET

Writing about the history of the internet is enough to fill a book and you might get bored along the way, but I will like you to read a brief history of the internet available at the sciencenode website.

And if a video is kind of your thing, you can watch this short Youtube video

The internet contains lots of technologies and services, some of which are

  • EMAIL
  • Internet Forums
  • Social Networking
  • Online Shopping

EMAIL

E-mail short for electronic mail is a medium for sending messages using electronic devices. For further explanation on this subject checkout computerhope dictionary on what email is.

INTERNET FORUMS

Internet forums serve as a medium where users can have a discussion on their topic of interest in the form of posted messages.

SOCIAL NETWORKING

These are technologies that allow people to share ideas, information, interest via virtual communities and networks. Example Pinterest, Twitter.

ONLINE SHOPPING

The term is quite self-explanatory, you go shopping, but not to a local store rather than a virtual store accessible via a computer with a browser and internet connection. An example is Amazon.

Other services you can find on the internet include:

  • Web-enabled audio/video conferencing services
  • Online movies and gaming
  • Data transfer/file-sharing, often through File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • Instant messaging
  • Online shopping
  • Financial services

The above list is taken from techopedia definition of the term internet

FrontEnd Development Zero to Hero (67 Part Series)

1) FrontEnd Development: Zero to Hero 2) What is the Internet 3 ... 65 3) What is the Web 4) Web Browsers 5) Tools for Web Development 6) Introduction to HTML 7) History of HTML 8) The HTML specification 9) HTML Elements and Tags 10) Replaced Element and Void Element 11) Writing Accessible HTML 12) Validating HTML documents 13) HTML Resources and Reference 14) Introduction to CSS 15) History of CSS 16) The CSS Specification 17) CSS Properties 18) CSS Selectors 19) CSS Units 20) CSS Specificity 21) The CSS Cascade 22) CSS Inheritance 23) The CSS Box model 24) CSS Margin Collapse 25) CSS Positioning 26) CSS z-index 27) CSS colors 28) CSS Backgrounds 29) CSS Variables 30) CSS Floats 31) CSS Block Formatting Context 32) CSS Flexbox part 1 33) CSS Flexbox part 2 34) CSS Grid part 1 35) CSS Grid part 2 36) CSS Media Queries 37) CSS Typography 38) CSS Animations and Transitions 39) CSS Naming conventions 40) Writing maintainable CSS 41) CSS References and Resource 42) Introduction to JavaScript 43) History of JavaScript 44) The EcmaScript specification 45) Introduction to programming 46) JavaScript Variables 47) JavaScript Arrays 48) JavaScript Objects 49) JavaScript Numbers 50) JavaScript Conditionals 51) JavaScript Loops 52) JavaScript Functions 53) The Document Object Model 54) Introduction to Ajax 55) JavaScript References and Resource 56) Introduction to Web Design 57) History of web design 58) Site Layouts in CSS 59) Introduction to Responsive web design 60) Introduction to Progressive Enhancement 61) Introduction to User Interface design 62) Introduction to user experience design 63) Introduction to Web accessibility and usability 64) Introduction to Color theory 65) Web design References and resource 66) Series final project 67) Building your career as a developer

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Habdul Hazeez

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I teach and write code with interests in Web Development, Computer Security, and Artificial Intelligence.

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