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World Wide Web

  • Gerard O’Regan
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Abstract

The World Wide Web creates a space in which users can access information easily in any part of the world. This is done using only a web browser and simple web addresses. The user can then click on hyperlinks on web pages to access further relevant information that may be on an entirely different continent. The invention of the World Wide Web was a revolutionary milestone in computing, and it transformed the Internet from mainly academic use to where it is now an integral part of people’s lives. Users may surf the web, i.e., hyperlink among the millions of computers in the world and obtain information easily.

References

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerard O’Regan
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  1. 1.SQC ConsultingMallowIreland

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