As an Internet developer, it is important to know the mechanics of the Internet.
You need to understand about all the components and factors involved in accessing the Internet.
This module introduces you to the hardware and software you need to access the Internet.
It also introduces you to setting up essential elements of the infrastructure such as your desktop, browser, and email. You will round out your learning with instruction on various Internet
services and the clients that enable them.
You will find learning the information almost as simple as learning your ABCs.
After completing this module, you will be able to:
Evaluate the hardware and software you need to access the Internet
Describe how to configure a desktop computer to access the Internet
Explain how to optimize a browser for performance
Explain how to configure a browser for cookies and Active X
Describe which protocols to use for sending and receiving email
Define the purpose and types of MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extensions)
In the next lesson, you will learn about the three critical components of the Internet.