WebDAV is a protocol that allows Web authoring tools and many other document-oriented applications to save documents directly to a Web server and manage the content on the server. Many Internet clients and servers as well as office productivity applications already implement WebDAV. This book explains what WebDAV is, how it works, and how to use it both in Web authoring tools and in custom document-based applications.
This book assumes only a minimum level of familiarity or comfort with the way the Internet and the World Wide Web work. Readers might want to start with a good Internet book ([Stevens98]) or a good HTTP book ([Krishnamurthy01] or [Gourley02]) to familiarize themselves with the architecture of the World Wide Web and ...