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Lesson 1

Introduction to Internet Networks

You log on, you check your favorite sites, browse through their catalogs, and perhaps purchase something over the Internet. Just a few keystrokes, and all sorts of actions are performed.
But how does it all work?
Answer: Through the theory of self-reproducing automata.
This module will discuss the network and internet-related requirements necessary for a Web site development team to meet client's business goals. After completing this module, you should be able to:
  1. Describe backbones and Network Access Points
  2. Identify the components and function of the URL
  3. Explain domain levels
  4. Describe the registration process
  5. Describe how protocols are used to send and receive information
  6. Explain the differences between TCP/IP and UDP protocols
  7. Explain how IP addresses are classified and what are remote and Web system protocols
In the next lesson, how NAPs and backbones fit into the Internet infrastructure will be discussed.