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WWW, World Wide Web

The World Wide Web Consortium(W3C), WWW, it is a common system of interlinked hypertext documents which accessed via the internet. It is also a global information medium which users can read, write, edit and show some videos and images via computer connected to the internet. In addition, it is a body that a sponsors the development and dissemination of Web standards. There will be more information provided by this website, http://www.w3.org/, it is a excellent tutorials for undersstanding W3C. 

History of World Wide Web (WWW):

1.1979–1991: Development of the World Wide Web

A.    Berners-Lee had built all the tools necessary for a working Web

a.     The HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP) 0.9

b.    The HyperText Markup Language (HTML)

c.     The first Web browser, World Wide Web, which was also a Web editor

d.    The first HTTP server software (later known as CERN http),

e.     The first web server (http://info.cern.ch), and the first Web pages 


2.1992–1995: Growth of the WWW

A.     By early of the WWW, it was first research and develop in CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research).

B.     Web organization was created in May 1994 to agree the Web protocol and code royalty-free for everyone to access. 

3.1996–1998: Commercialization of the WWW

It became obvious to most publicly traded companies which a public Web presence was no longer optional.

4.1999–2001: "Dot-com" boom and bust

Low interest rates facilitated in start-up companies during 1998 to 1999. Even though a great number of these new entrepreneurs had realistic plans and administrative ability, most of them had lacked of these characteristics; however, it were able to sell their ideas to investors because of the novelty of the dot-com concept. 

5. 2002–present: The Web becomes ubiquitous

After the dot-com bubble, telecommunications companies had a great deal of overcapacity as many internet business clients went bust. By the time, a handful of companies found success developing business models that helped make the World Wide Web a more compelling experience, including Google’s search, social networking websites, Facebook and MySapce.

Between 2005 and 2010, the number of Web users had doubled, and it was expected to surpass two billion in 2010. In the main time, speeding up the Internet is an ongoing discussion over the use of peering and QoS technologies. Other solutions to reduce  the congestion can be found at W3C.                                                                                                       Source from wikipedia.org: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:NOAA_Internet_example.png


Guidelines for Web response times:

A.      0.1second (one tenth of a second). Ideal response time.

B.      1 second. Highest acceptable response time.

C.      10 seconds. Unacceptable response time.


The World-Wide Web was developed to be a pool of human knowledge, and human culture, which would allow collaborators in remote sites to share their ideas and all aspects of a common project.

World Wide Web

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