Web 200: The Anatomy of a Page Load
The Anatomy of a Page Load is about layers and abstraction. The average internet user has no idea of the number of layers involved in a page load. We'll cover things like HTTP, DNS, caching, networks, TCP/IP, proxies, routing, packets, encryption, sessions, cookies, and lots more. When you finish the course, you'll be able to recite exactly what happens when you request a web page in your browser.
What you should know
- How to use a web browser.
- Why: We're going to learn how a webpage is loaded.
- How: Navigate to any site on the internet.
- How to launch programs in your operating system
- Why: You need to be able to open the tools you're going to learn about.
What you can expect to learn
What you might learn if you work hard
- How to crimp a CAT5 cable
- Why: Often used in home networks.
Things we won't cover