WEB – What is it?

WEB (WORLD WIDE WEB) -is the virtual network. Billions of people are united and tightly integrated into the real world by the internet.

How does the Internet work?

The World Wide Web consists of a lot of Web servers, connected by communications channels into a single information network, and that is links us as end-users.

Order to work World Wide Web

Information in the Internet is located on the web server and is available for users through the domain names of websites from any point of The Earth. This technology is called Client / Server. Also Peer-to-peer technology, that allow users directly communicate, is in active development. In this case, the data is stored on the users’ computers.

WEB History

The founder of the Web In 1989, a web-based technologies were invented and launched in Geneva by Sir Tim Berners-Lee (Sir Timothy John «Tim» Berners-Lee). 6 August 1990 they also created the first website devoted to new technologies WWW. The first web browser was created in December 1990. The basic web protocol HTTP and HyperText Markup Language (HTML) were developed from 1991 to 1993, and they are still used today. The World Wide Web Consortium was founded in 1994.

Quick WEB development

Further Internet technologies development can be compared with avalanches. From the nearly unknown boring scientists entertainment, WEB became the most popular activity in the modern world and the number of users of the World Wide Web is already close to 4 billion. Modern society can not be imagined without Internet technologies. They are almost everywhere: in production, management, marketing and people communication.

What was brought with web technology?

If all that is written above is not fully clear for you, and perhaps you have not heard about this before, those examples, that we present below, will probably be useful to know:

Web browsers:

Google Chrome

Google Chrome

Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer

Mozilla Firefox

Mozilla Firefox

Opera

Opera

Operating Systems:

Windows

Windows

Linux

Linux

Mac Os

Mac Os

Chrome OS

Chrome OS

Anti-virus software:

Dr.Web

Dr.Web

McAfee

McAfee

Аvast

Аvast!

Norton Security

Norton Security

Mail services:

Gmail

Gmail

AOL Mail

AOL Mail

Yahoo! Mail

Yahoo! Mail

Outlook.com

Outlook.com

Messengers:

Skype

Skype

Viber

Viber

WhatsApp

WhatsApp

Icq

Icq

Social networks:

Twitter

Twitter

Facebook

Facebook

Instagram

Instagram

Linkedin

Linkedin

Payment systems:

WebMoney

WebMoney

PayPal

PayPal

Google Wallet

Google Wallet

Amazon Payments

Amazon Payments

E-commerce marketplaces:

www.Ebay.com

www.Ebay.com

www.Taobao.com

www.Taobao.com

www.Alibaba.com

www.Alibaba.com

Amazon.com

Amazon.com

All of the above are related with WEB technologies anyway and has already become a part of our live. And the most plain way to understand how important is this for us: just turn off the Internet.