modem in your computer.Most recent computers have a built-in modem which cantransmit/received @56.6Kbps.If your computer doesn’t have a built-in modemWhich is usually connected to a serial port of your computer?
ISP will provide you an e-mail id and allow you to use a secret password of your own to access your mail boxes.
is possible to have files attached to your mail like ASCII, jpeg, tif, mp3, etc.
2. INFORMATION BROWSING SERVICE
One of the most important and widely used applications using the internet isknown as
we mean: ``to re trive anddisplay specified information stored in one or more computers connected to a computer network”. Browsing also implies interactivity. In other words, one should be able to readwhat is displayed and, based on it, able to access other related information which may bestored on the same or any other computer. Other tasks can also be performed by browserswhich are:
Obtain text, graphics, audio or video information from a variety of remotecomputers connected to the network.
Displays obtain information on your VDU if it is text. If you have a multimediacomputer then audio, graphics, video can be presented.
Store retrieved information in your disk.
Print the retrieved text/graphics.The term computer network we have used in the definition may be a LAN, WAN,internet or intranet.These types of browsings are two typesA)Menu Based BrowsingB)Hypertext Based Browsing
3. THE WORLD WIDE WEB
Another major application of the internet is known as the World WideWeb or web. The web has become most important information infrastructure in the worldand has a user base of billions. At the touch of a terminal button we can get informationfrom the all corners of globe. It has also enabled many other services such ase-commerce, e-governance, e-publishing etc.TIM Berners-Lee was in 1989 build software which will use thisinfrastructure effectively to retrieve documents Stored in various servers spread acrosslaboratories. He designed a new set of rules for computers to retrieve textual data fromremote servers. This was called Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP).The next step was to describe a notation to mark keywords in documents for ease of search and retrieval .This was called Hypertext Markup Language (HTML).