WDI Fundamentals

WDI Fundamentals Unit 1

Internet Fundamentals

What exactly is the World Wide Web? How is it different from the Internet? Who controls the Internet? It's important to answer these questions and understand how the web works before we dive into HTML and CSS.

The Internet and the World Wide Web are very different entities, but they are often misused interchangeably. In the video below, we'll clarify some common misconceptions about the two.

Hungry for more?

  • Quartz's Map of the Internet is a beautiful, interactive overview of how the Internet is physical.
  • Telegeography created an interactive map that depicts the submarine cables that essentially power the Internet.

On to the next lesson!