Course: How the Internet Works & the Web Development Process
This course explores how the internet works, including the composition and transmission of data packets over both Local and Wide Area Networks. We take a look at the HTTP and HTTPS protocols as applicable to client and server side communications – including DNS Lookups. This course will also teach students how email exchange works over SMTP and IMAP. The role of Network Ports and Firewalls are also introduced.The course comes complete with two bonus sections which offer a quick guide for aspiring Web Developers. Here we offer a brief overview of the Web Development Process and Basic insights into the planning stages of a small website.
How the Internet Facilities the movement of Data PacketsThe Difference between Local and Wide Area Networks (LAN, WAN)The Basics of the HTTP and HTTPS ProtocolsHow DNS Lookups WorkHow Email Exchange works using SMTP and IMAPHow Network Ports and Firewalls WorkThe difference between Hardware and Software FirewallsAn Overview of the Web Development ProcessHow to Plan the Development of a Small Website
How the Internet WorksThe Internet OverviewThe HTTP ProtocolThe HTTPS ProtocolThe SMTP Protocol and Local Mail DeliveryOutbound Mail DeliveryNetwork Basics – LAN and WANThe Web Development Process – OverviewPlanning a Website