Internet Secrets

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Internet secrets® 2nd Edition Get More Out of Your Time Online Packed with timesaving shortcuts, performance-enhancing tips, and little-known facts, this insider's guide shows you how to make the most of the Internet, from broadband connections and advanced searches to Web site design and e-commerce strategies. Now completely updated with coverage of all the latest technologies, Internet Secrets, 2nd Edition, is all you need to make the Web ...
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Overview

Internet secrets® 2nd Edition Get More Out of Your Time Online Packed with timesaving shortcuts, performance-enhancing tips, and little-known facts, this insider's guide shows you how to make the most of the Internet, from broadband connections and advanced searches to Web site design and e-commerce strategies. Now completely updated with coverage of all the latest technologies, Internet Secrets, 2nd Edition, is all you need to make the Web work for you. Unleash the Power of the Internet
*The inside scoop on broadband connections
*The bottom line on browsers
*The last word on Internet searches
*Indispensable e-mail tips, including how to filter out spam
*Intriguing news about Usenet newsgroups
*The ins and outs of Web site design
*Little-known facts about HTML, XML, and scripting
*Hidden details no one else tells you about e-commerce
*Invaluable information on running an intranet or ISP
*Insider advice to help you go global
*Advanced techniques for security, from firewalls to cryptographyLeading Internet tools and utilities on CD-ROM MAC Windows
*Acrobat Reader
*BBEdit Lite
*HotDog Professional
*mIRC
*Paint Shop Pro
*Stufflt Expander and DropStuff
*WinZip
*WS_FTP
*And more!Shareware programs are fully functional, free trial versions of copyrighted programs. If you like particular programs, register with their author for a nominal fee and receive licenses, enhanced versions, and technical support. Freeware programs are free, copyrighted games, applications, and utilities. You can copy them to as many PCs as you like — free — but they have no technical support. Learn to effectively fight spam

Internet Secrets addresses Windows and DOS/UNIX Internet users who know how to get connected and now want to know how to optimize their connections. Levine has compiled tips and tricks for the Top Ten Applications, including Mosaic (for Windows and UNIX users), Gopher, ftp, WAIS, and more. Includes two disks--one for Windows users and one for UNIX users.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781568844527
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 3/1/1995
  • Pages: 990
  • Product dimensions: 7.35 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 2.07 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
Ch. 1 How Does the Internet Work? 3
Ch. 2 Who's Paying for the Bandwidth? 25
Ch. 3 Internet Standards 35
Ch. 4 The DNS Wars 47
Ch. 5 How the Domain Name System Works 67
Ch. 6 Whither the Internet 109
Ch. 7 Internet Culture and Folklore 129
Ch. 8 Connecting to the Internet 155
Ch. 9 Scenes from the Browser Wars 171
Ch. 10 Using FTP 201
Ch. 11 How Does E-mail Work? 219
Ch. 12 E-mail Filtering with Procmail 241
Ch. 13 Running a Mailing List 257
Ch. 14 All About Spam 277
Ch. 15 How Does Usenet Work? 301
Ch. 16 Power Usenet for UNIX and Linux 317
Ch. 17 Internet Telephony 333
Ch. 18 Cool Web Design Principles 347
Ch. 19 A Quick Course in HTML 375
Ch. 20 Extensions to HTML 461
Ch. 21 Just Enough XML for the Web 489
Ch. 22 Programming and Scripting 505
Ch. 23 What Is E-Business 531
Ch. 24 Promoting and Advertising Your Web Site 539
Ch. 25 Push Technology 561
Ch. 26 Analyzing Traffic on Your Web Site 581
Ch. 27 How to Set Up a Business on the Web 595
Ch. 28 Web Storefronts 613
Ch. 29 Electronic Commerce 639
Ch. 30 Intranets and Extranets 657
Ch. 31 Becoming an ISP 683
Ch. 32 Internationalization 695
Ch. 33 Internet Legal Issues 725
Ch. 34 Securing Your Web Server with a Firewall 737
Ch. 35 Protecting Your Web Server 755
Ch. 36 Cryptography and Encryption Techniques 781
Ch. 37 Picking a Strong Passphrase Using Diceware 817
Ch. 38 CipherSaber: Strong Cryptography You Can Write Yourself 837
Ch. 39 Pretty Good Privacy 851
Ch. 40 Online Chatting 869
Ch. 41 Power IRC 889
Ch. 42 MUDs, Avatars, and Other Fun Stuff 915
Ch. 43 Internet Gaming 929
Ch. 44 Internet Access for People with Disabilities 937
App. A: About the CD-ROM 961
App. B The Diceware Word List 973
App. C: National Domains and Registrars 1011
Glossary 1019
Index 1055
End-User License Agreement 1084ä
CD-ROM Installation Instructions 1092
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