An Overview of the Web (marksheet.io)

As a beginner, understanding the basic concepts and terms around the web are essential. What's the difference between the web and the Internet? What's a client and server? Answers to these and many other basic questions are covered in this quick introduction.

  • 15 points submitted 4 years ago
Sandeep 18 hours ago [-]

Web is a subset of the internet. A client (my computer/smartphone, for example) requests for information while a server provides it. You need a browser to interpret .html files just like you need VLC to play .mp3 files.

Mabrouki Yosr 5 months ago [-]

commonly known as the Web, is an information system where documents and other web resources are identified by Uniform Resource but the internet is a global computer network providing a variety of information and communication facilities, consisting of interconnected networks using standardized communication protocols.

AYODELE EMMANUEL 2 years ago [-]

A web is is a smaller place or room containing information, while the internet is a broad network computer system that combines information from diverse website hosted by domains and these are done with use of cables for connection. A client is a computer which source information from the SERVER also a computer via internet connection