Free eBook: 20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web

Free eBook “20 Things I Learned About Browsers and the Web”, written by the Google Chrome Team.

Book Description

What’s a cookie? How do I protect myself on the web? And most importantly: What happens if a truck runs over my laptop? For things you’ve always wanted to know about the web but were afraid to ask, read on.

Many of us these days depend on the World Wide Web to bring the world’s information to our fingertips, and put us in touch with people and events across the globe instantaneously. These powerful online experiences are possible thanks to an open web that can be accessed by anyone through a web browser, on any Internet-connected device in the world.

Contents

  • What is the Internet?
  • Cloud Computing
  • Web Apps
  • HTML, JavaScript, CSS and more
  • HTML5
  • 3D in the Browser
  • A Browser Madrigal
  • Plug-ins
  • Browser Extensions
  • Synchronizing the Browser
  • Browser Cookies
  • Browsers and Privacy
  • Malware, Phishing, and Security Risks
  • How Modern Browsers Help Protect You From Malware and Phishing
  • Using Web Addresses to Stay Safe
  • IP Addresses and DNS
  • Validating Identities Online
  • Evolving to a Faster Web
  • Open Source and Browsers

Book Details

Author(s): Min Li Chan, Fritz Holznagel, Michael Krantz
Format(s): Online, PDF (2.78 MB)
Number of pages: 64
Link: Download pdf | View online

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