Hour 19. The New Web

What You’ll Learn in This Hour:

The new Web

Peer-to-peer networking

IRC and IM

The semantic Web

XHTML

HTML5

New ideas abound on the Web, leading to a variety of new forms and formats, but what looks new from the outside might just be the artful coordination of existing tools and services. This hour describes the view from the new Web.

At the completion of this hour, you’ll be able to

• Discuss blogs, wikis, and social networking sites

• Explain the purpose of XHTML

• Understand how a peer-to-peer network works

• Describe IRC and IM messaging

• Explain the purpose of the semantic Web

Web 2.0

The World Wide Web has recently taken on a new look, with a new generation of smarter, more interactive websites serving ...

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