What is World Wide Web (WWW) ?

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The World Wide Web and the internet are not the same thing, You can have internet without the Web, but you can not have Internet without the Internet. In 1990 Tim Berners-Lee invented the web and created the first web browser and web pages which people can access through Internet. Web pages are hypertext pages which has links to other web documents and they must have specific domain name and “dot parts” that follow it like  .com, .org, .edu, and .net.

The internet is massive network that contains lakhs of network. The Web is one service which runs on Internet. Data on the internet is broken down into packets which are sent over various routes from server to server moving through exchange or access points. Server sends the information packets to the others servers through internet address. Once the data reaches to the destined server, it is assembled and collected. There are protocols which do this for servers. The most important of these are TCP, which collects and reassembles the fragments of data and IP handles the proper routing.

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