Google’s Guide To Browsers and the Web
“20 Things I Learned About Browsers & The Web” is a web application which looks like a book. This book is a short guide for anyone who’s curious about the basics of browsers and the web, and it is created in HTML5.
The book contains the following 20 articles
- What is the Internet? (or, “You Say Tomato, I Say TCP/IP”)
- Cloud Computing (or, why it’s ok for a truck to crush your laptop)
- Web Apps (or, “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Appiness”)
- HTML5 (or, in the beginning there was no <video>)
- 3D in the Browser (or, browsing with more depth)
- A Browser Madrigal (or, old vs. modern browsers)
- Plug-ins (or, pepperoni for your cheese pizza)
- Browser Extensions (or, superpowers for your browser)
- Synchronizing the Browser (or, why it’s ok for a truck to crush your laptop, part II)
- Browser Cookies (or, thanks for the memories)
- Browsers and Privacy (or, giving you choices to protect your privacy in the browser)
- Malware, Phishing, and Security Risks (or, if it quacks like a duck but isn’t a duck)
- How Modern Browsers Help Protect You From Malware and Phishing (or, beware the ne’er-do-wells!)
- Using Web Addresses to Stay Safe (or, “my name is URL”)
- IP Addresses and DNS (or, the phantom phone booth)
- Validating Identities Online (or, “Dr. Livingstone, I presume?”)
- Open Source and Browsers (or, standing on the shoulders of giants)
- 19 Things Later… (or, a day in the clouds)
You are here because you use internet/web and so I recommend you read this even if you are not a tech guy.
This illustrated book is designed for HTML5-compliant browsers and will not work with Internet Explorer or the other older browsers.