…DNS is one of the most important processes on the web and it's also one…of the most overlooked. Domain name servers, or…DNS, address one of the fundamental differences between…humans and computers. When a web server hosts a website the site is assigned a…unique IP address that's used to identify its…location. The IP address for lynda.com for example…is 18.104.22.168. While computers find working with…these long strings of numbers very, very simple,…humans struggle to remember them. Imagine trying to…remember the IP addresses of every single website…you frequent. So, in order to make the web a little bit more usable for us…humans, every website is also assigned a unique…domain name that's been associated with the site's…IP, and that is where the DNS comes in. Others have described it as the phone book…of the Internet and I really can't think…of a better example than that. When you type…www.lynda.com into your browser, the domain name is…sent to a name server which looks up the…address and then returns the proper IP to your…
- Working with web clients and servers
- Exploring HTTP
- How browsers work
- Structuring HTML
- Controlling presentation with CSS
- Dealing with data
- Working with a content management system (like WordPress)
- Using cloud services
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to the Web
2. Front-End Technology
3. Back-End Technology
4. Assembly Technologies
Next steps2m 17s
- Mark as unwatched
- Mark all as unwatched
Are you sure you want to mark all the videos in this course as unwatched?
This will not affect your course history, your reports, or your certificates of completion for this course.Cancel
Take notes with your new membership!
Type in the entry box, then click Enter to save your note.
1:30Press on any video thumbnail to jump immediately to the timecode shown.
Notes are saved with you account but can also be exported as plain text, MS Word, PDF, Google Doc, or Evernote.