Spinning the Web: A Guide to Serving Information on the World Wide Web

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Most books on the Internet describe it from the user's end. This one, however, is unique in its focus on serving information on the World Wide Web. It presents everything from the basics to advanced techniques and will thus prove invaluable to site administrators and developers. The author - an expert developer and researcher at UCSD - covers such topics as HTML 3.0, serving documents, interfaces, WWW utilities and browsers such as Netscape. Fisher also includes an introduction to programming with JAVA and JAVA ...

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Overview

Most books on the Internet describe it from the user's end. This one, however, is unique in its focus on serving information on the World Wide Web. It presents everything from the basics to advanced techniques and will thus prove invaluable to site administrators and developers. The author - an expert developer and researcher at UCSD - covers such topics as HTML 3.0, serving documents, interfaces, WWW utilities and browsers such as Netscape. Fisher also includes an introduction to programming with JAVA and JAVA script, as well as the complete VRML 1.0 specification. With tie-ins to Springer's Web site, featuring a bulletin board for the latest information online.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387945392
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 3/28/1996
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1996
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 536
  • Product dimensions: 7.05 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 1.21 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1 What, How, Where? 1
2 How the Web Works 33
3 HTTP 59
4 Servers 71
5 Security 155
6 HTML 169
7 HTML Reference 203
8 Advanced HTML Examples 255
9 CGI Scripts 279
10 Tricks 335
11 WWW Utilities 369
12 Java and JavaScript 403
13 VRML 443
App. A Uniform Resource Locators 467
App. B Country Code Domain Names 475
App. C Strftime Format Strings 479
References 483
Index 507
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