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Web Design and Animation

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Internet

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The Internet is a massive network of networks, a networking infrastructure. It connects millions of computers together globally. Forming a network in which any computer can communicate with any other computer. Information that travels over the Internet through protocols.

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World Wide Web





A system of internet servers that support specially formatted documents. The documents are formatted in a markup language called HTML that supports links to other documents, as well as graphics, audio, and video files. Web Browser like “Netscape Navigator” and “Microsoft's Internet Explorer” make it easy to access the World Wide Web.

Difference
Internet
Network of networks, in which millions of computers are connects together globally, forming a network in which any computer can communicate with other computer.

WWW
WWW is a way of accessing information over the medium of the Internet. The Web uses the HTTP protocol.

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Markup Language



A markup language gives extra information about a piece of text. For example means bold in the HTML language. is a markup tag.

History of Markup Language
The term markup is derived from the traditional publishing practice of "marking up" a manuscript, that is, adding symbolic printer's instructions in the margins of a paper manuscript.

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GenCode

1967

The idea of markup languages was apparently first presented by publishing executive William W. Tunnicliffe at a conference in 1967, although he preferred to call it "generic coding." Tunnicliffe would later lead the development of a standard called GenCode for the publishing industry.

TeX

1970s and 80s

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Another major publishing standard is “TeX”, created and continuously refined by Donald Knuth. TeX concentrated on detailed layout of text and font descriptions. This required Knuth to spend considerable time investigating the art of “Typesetting”. TeX requires...
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