In this new era, the Internet has changed the ways of doing business activities, learning methods, teaching strategy, communication styles and social networking. This book attempts to answer and solve all the mysteries entangled with the Web world.
Now in its second edition, the book discusses all the updated topics related to the Internet. Beginning with an overview of the Internet, the book sails through the evolution and growth of the Internet, its working, hardware and software requirements, protocols used, e-mail techniques, various Internet security threats and the methods of using and configuring different security solutions, file transfer methods and several other Internet services with all the details illustrated through live screenshots.
Presented in a simple yet engaging style and cogent language, this book will be useful for any course introducing students to the Internet or where the Internet is a part of the curriculum. It will also immensely benefit all those who are interested in developing the necessary skills to use the Internet.
WHAT IS NEW TO THIS EDITION :
Chapters on Internet Telephony and Web Conferencing, Blogs and Social Networking
Inclusion of topics such as Web 2.0, Web 3.0 technologies, IPv6, VoIP, Wikis, SMS and Blogs
Detailed features of the newest Internet tools and software applications including open-source, free and cross-platform types
Comprehensive and updated Internet dictionary acquainting with the Web world terminologies