December 16, 2016 0

History of World Wide Web and Internet

Posted by:wwws onDecember 16, 2016

Here are some points we mentioned related to history behind the how internet create and history of world wide web creation lets find out reasons behind them

#History of the World-Wide Web

  • WWW allows computer users to locate and display multimedia-based documents,
  • Introduced in 1990 by Tim Berners-Lee of CERN (Geneva).
  • Today’s Internet mixes computing and communications technologies.
  • Internet makes our work easier.
  • internet is changing the nature of the way business is done.
  • It makes information instantly and conveniently available to anyone with a connection
  • Researchers can learn of scientific and academic breakthroughs worldwide.

# History of the Internet

  • The Internet grew out of many developments in computer networking and telecommunications research.
  • Early projects undertaken in early 1960’s by the US military (known as ARPAnet).
  • Started with a dozen of Networked computer systems of universities and institutions, allowing computers to be shared.
  • Allowing fast communication between researchers through Emails.
  • Only people in the government, military and academic had access to the network.
  • In 1991, the National Science Foundation (NFS) gradually started backing off from its subsidy of the backbone network, then allowed commercial access to the internet.
  • With commercial access to the Internet, businesses and all kinds of agencies began to use the Internet to communicate, exchange data and distribute information;
  • A host of businesses called Internet Service Providers (ISPs) sprang up. ISPs provide dialup access to the Internet; an individual or a business opens an account with the ISP, dials into the ISP’s computer and via the ISP’s computer connects to the Internet.
  • Internet traffic grew,
  • Many businesses spent heavily to improve the internet, therefore to better service their customers.Big competition among communication carriers, hardware and software suppliers.As a result, Internet’s bandwidth climbed high, & cost went down

# Internet Applications

  • Internet Protocols

1. HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol):

which are the basis for information exchange on the Internet), HTTP is an application protocol.

2. HTTPs (“s” stands for security):

it is the same way as HTTP but used securely.

3.FTP (File Transfer Protocol)


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  • Email (Electronic Mail)
  1. E-mail is the exchange of computer-stored messages by telecommunication.

2. you can send messages (text, graphic images and sound files) as attachments.

3. E-mail was one of the first uses of the Internet. Still it is the most widely used internet application.

4. A large percentage of the total traffic over the Internet is e-mail.

5. It uses Simple Mail Transfer Protocol or SMTP.

  • Search Engines
  1. Web sites that sort through by keywords and categories:

2. Store information in databases.

Returns list of sites as hyperlinks.

Meta-search engines:

  • No Database maintenance.
  • Combine results from multiple search engines.
  • Microsoft MSN: www.msn.com

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