Mots clefs ‘Formation’

21st Century Internet : What you need to know

This book presents what the internet is today, how it works and how to use it. The 21 Century Internet: What you Need to Know will guide you on blogging and microblogging; on social networks, tweeting, pinging, and webscraping. You will become familiar with new internet tools such as RSS, API, AJAX and RIA. You will also understand the concept of cloud computing , video and audio conferencing, and learn how to easily use internet applications on your mobile.

It will help you to know:

  • the definition, aims, brief history and present scope of the Internet,
  • the push and pull technology and the structure of the Internet,
  •  the configuration of URLs and how to use them to get Internet resources
  • about website design, owning a website and domain name system,
  • about Internet Services Providers, types of connection and the requirements,
  • about privacy policies and statements on the internet

You will learn how to:

  • logon, browse, open email accounts, chat and download from the Internet,
  • use search engines to explore for jobs, scholarships and other opportunities,
  • recognize and rectify problems you encounter while browsing,
  •  add favorite sites, monitor browsing history and set preferences,
  • detect, avoid and block spammers, scammers and fraudsters,
  • access specific sites for any information


You will find information about e-commerce, ebooks, Web 2.0, 3.0, 4.0 and the New Internet; about the advantages and disadvantages of the global network in the 21st Century.