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    Hypertext Transfer Protocol, HTTP, is a primary standard which lays the foundation for which the World Wide Web is built upon. HTTP’s main purpose is to receive requests for and deliver content on the Web. The Internet Engineering Task Force’s, IETF, Request for Comments, RFC, 7230 describes HTTP as “.. a stateless application level protocol for distributed, collaborative, hypertext information systems.” (IETF 14). Overall it is essentially the main way of distributing web pages and is what the http

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    resulting information supplied by the responding server. When we think about the Web we are often talking about the information presented to us by a browser program that is using an application layer protocol called Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP). This information may be in the form of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) files, regular text files, graphics, media files or various other types of information. The typical web site that we are accustomed to viewing was most likely written in HTML.

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    resource connected to the web (e.g., hypertext pages, images, and sound files). A common way to get to a Web site is to enter the URL of its home page file in your Web browser 's address line. However, any file within that Web site can also be specified with a URL. Such a file might be any Web (HTML) page other than the home page, an image file, or a program such as a common gateway interface application or Java applet. The URL contains the name of the protocol to be used to access the file resource

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    created the World Wide Web at the European Particle Physics Laboratory. It started as a distributed collaborative hyper-media information system. Tim designed it as a protocol for linking a multiplicity of documents located on computers anywhere within the internet. The protocol he created is known as HTTP(hypertext Transfer Protocol) which is the set

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    components: the first part “Protocol Identifier” and the second part “Resource name”. The Protocol Identifier represents the name of the protocol to be used to achieve the resource. In addition to the commonest one for web pages – Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) that is typically used to serve up hypertext documents, there are many different protocols used to access different types of resources on the internet, such as File Transfer Protocol (FTP) for file transfer, MAILTO for email features,

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    used for file transfer (ftp), email (mail to), database access (JDBC), and many other applications. A URL is mainly used to point to a webpage, a component of a webpage or a program on a website. The resource name consists of: -  A domain name identifying a server or the web service; and  A program name or a path to the file on the server.  As a network port to use in making the connection.  As a specific reference point within a file -- a named anchor in an HTML (Hypertext Markup Language)

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    Hypertext Transfer Protocol The incredible development of the internet has begun a booming of both business and individual communications leading to the expansion of e-mail and e-commerce. As a matter of fact, studies indicate that most of the internet communication content is e-mail content. The result of this is the continuing demand concerning security and privacy in electronic communication. The call and want for privacy and security has led to the arrival of proposals for security that are

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    Unit 8 E-commerce systems 25/10/2014 Kazi Rashid: RAS14002716 Scenario Newham Charity UK is a non-profit organisation that donates money to several charities throughout the year. They are presently working with system and business analysts to set up a fully networked computer system to help introduce e-commerce as part of its operations. The project will take many weeks to develop the system. The charity has asked me as a consultant to explain the impact of e-commerce of a business. The Charity

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    HTTPS is an abbreviation for Hypertext Transfer protocol secure, a protocol to transfer encrypted data over the web. Tim-Berners Lee in 200 developed HTTP, HTTPS is an extension to this as a measurement of security. It is primarily used for making online payments, email and sensitive data.HTTPS is a secure solution to HTTP as it encrypts Data sent and received with SSL HTTP transfers data as plain text. SSL is an abbreviation of Secure Socket Layers, which was created by Netscape as an internet and

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    Web Architecture

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    Web architecture: 1 A diagram explaining how the internet works and description of the world wide web The World Wide Web is a system of internet servers that contain documents formatted in HTML. This supports links to other documents and also supports graphics, audio and video. 2 Internet Service Providers (ISP); An internet service provider (ISP) is a service that provides access to the internet. They provide the user with services such as broadband and phone services. For

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