How the Internet Works, 7/e

Preston Gralla

  • 出版商: Que
  • 出版日期: 2003-09-22
  • 售價: $1,216
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,155
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 368
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 0789729733
  • ISBN-13: 9780789729736

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How the Internet Works, Seventh Edition is divided into eight parts, starting with a brief introduction to the Internet. This is followed by sections that cover connecting and communicating on the Internet, security and privacy, multimedia, Intranets and more. This book is up to date on the hottest technologies such as:

  • Wireless Internet technologies, including WiFi and Wireless Hot Spots.
  • Microsoft .NET and Web Services.
  • Grid computing.
  • Spyware.
  • Internet Surveillance.

Table of Contents

Introduction.

I. UNDERSTANDING THE INTERNET'S UNDERLYING ARCHITECTURE.

1. What Is the Internet?
2. How Computer Networks Send Data Across the Internet.
3. How TCP/IP Works.
4. Understanding the Internet's Software Structure.
5. How Internet Addresses and Domains Work.
6. How Routers Work.

II. CONNECTING TO THE INTERNET.

7. How Computers Connect to the Internet.
8. How a Modem Works.
9. How Internet/Television Connections Work.
10. How the Digital Subscriber Line (DSL) Works.
11. How You Connect to the Internet from Online Services.
12. How Wireless and Palmtop Connections Work.
13. How Home Networks Work.

III. COMMUNICATING ON THE INTERNET.

14. How Email Works.
15. How Email Spam Works.
16. How Newsgroups Work.
17. How Internet Chat and Instant Messaging Work.
18. How Internet Phone Calls Work.

IV. USING THE WORLD WIDE WEB.

19. How Web Pages Work.
20. How Web Browsers Work.
21. How Markup Languages Work.
22. How Hypertext Works.
23. How URLs Work.
24. How Image Maps and Interactive Forms Work.
25. How Web Host Servers Work.
26. How Web Sites Work with Databases.
27. How .NET and Web Services Work.
28. How Grid Computing Works.

V. USING COMMON INTERNET TOOLS.

29. How Telnet Works.
30. How FTP Works.
31. How Internet Searching Works.
32. How Agents Work.
33. How Java, JavaScript, and ActiveX Work.
34. How CGI Scripting Works.

VI. ENJOYING ENTERTAINMENT AND MULTIMEDIA ON THE INTERNET.

35. How Music and Audio Work on the Internet.
36. How Music Sharing and File Sharing Work.
37. How Video Works on the Internet.
38. How Multicast IP and the Mbone Work.
39. How Virtual Reality Works.
40. How Animation on the Web Works.

VII. SHOPPING AND DOING BUSINESS ON THE INTERNET.

41. How Intranets Work.
42 Shopping on the Internet.

VIII. PROTECTING YOURSELF ON THE INTERNET.

43. How Firewalls Work.
44. How Hackers Can Cripple the Internet and Attach Your PC.
45. How Viruses Work.
46. How Internet Sites and Software Can Invade Your Privacy.
47 Cryptography, Privacy, and Digital Certificates.
48. How FBI and Workplace Surveillance Work.
49. Parental Controls on the Internet.
Glossary.
Index.