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Ch 8: Web Browsers & Technology

About This Chapter

Get an overview of web browsers and technology with this comprehensive online chapter. These bite-sized lessons and quizzes offer you a quick way to study these technology concepts for exams, homework assignments or everyday use.

Web Browsers & Technology - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you'll find a series of simple and engaging lessons that explore the basics of web browsers and technology. Follow along with our expert computer science instructors to learn about the Internet, online etiquette, web technology trends and more. When you're finished with a lesson, try the accompanying self-assessment quiz to solidify your understanding of the material. The chapter can be accessed at any time that fits your schedule, and you can use any computer or mobile device to study. Completing this chapter can help you:

  • Explain how the World Wide Web functions
  • Recognize the major components of the Internet
  • Analyze current web technology trends
  • Describe the ways in which the Internet can help businesses solve problems
  • Understand online etiquette rules

5 Lessons in Chapter 8: Web Browsers & Technology
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
World Wide Web: How the Web Works

1. World Wide Web: How the Web Works

In this lesson, an overview of the World Wide Web is discussed, including its development and operation. The various technologies that enable the Web to work are also described. Topics include Web browsers, hypertext markup language, hypertext transfer protocol, hyperlink and FTP.

The Internet: IP Addresses, URLs, ISPs, DNS & ARPANET

2. The Internet: IP Addresses, URLs, ISPs, DNS & ARPANET

We'll cover the basics of the Internet, including its history and functioning. Key topics include IP addresses, TCP/IP communication protocol, DNS, URLs, and the transfer of information as packets through the Internet.

What is Web Technology? - Definition & Trends

3. What is Web Technology? - Definition & Trends

Chances are you've heard the term web technology thrown around quite a bit, but have you ever stopped to think about what it means? In this lesson, we'll cover not only the definition of web technology but also provide you with some examples.

How the Internet Can Solve Business Problems

4. How the Internet Can Solve Business Problems

This lesson is going to go over some of the many ways by which the internet can help solve numerous business problems, such as customer service and fundraising.

Online Etiquette: Definition & Rules

5. Online Etiquette: Definition & Rules

What is online etiquette? How do you write an email without breaking the rules? Learn how to make a good impression and avoid putting your foot in your mouth when using the Internet.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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