The Internet & the World Wide Web

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9780134937434: The Internet & the World Wide Web

Offers readers an introduction to the Internet, with an emphasis on the special needs of OS/2 and AIX users. The text covers such areas as what the Internet is, how to use it, and important security issues.

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In this no-nonsense book, author Mark Kressin uses a formal, structured style to introduce newcomers to the net. The approach will be welcome by those who like their information set forth quickly, simply, and clearly in one, two, three fashion. The streamlined technique also allows the book to cover much ground in its 241 content-rich pages--everything from an overview of the whole Internet to a fine introduction to the Web to instructions on developing a Web site of ones own. Nine appendices provide information on such matters as specialized commands, security issues, and interesting sites to visit.

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IBM's complete guide to using the Internet and World Wide Web, with special coverage for OS/2 and AIX users. This is a complete introduction to the Internet that also focuses on the specific needs of OS/2 and AIX users, and the specific resources and technologies available to them. It starts by introducing the Internet; how to connect to it, what services are available on it; and some important security issues. Next it covers the World Wide Web in detail, with information on web browsers like IBM's WebExplorer, servers, and Web information search tools. Learn about the wide variety of tools available for Web site development, including HTML and HTML+, multimedia resources, images and graphics, conversion tools, and the CGI facility for interfacing Web documents with external software and data.

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