Viking Code School Prep Work Q’s
- What is the internet?
The internet is just billions of computers connected through wires run all over the Earth.
- How is information broken down and sent?
Information is sent in packets to an IP address.
- What are packets?
Packets are small bits of information sent over the internet.
- What is a “client”?
You! Your browser or computer. Something that’s able to communicate with a server.
- What is a “server”?
Server is where information is stored.
- What is HTTP and how does an HTTP request work?
Hypertext Transfer Protocol. Protocol browsers and servers use to communicate. Browser will send a GET message across the internet when you enter a web address.
- What are DNS servers?
Domain Name Servers are like a phone book. They hold all the domain names and match them with their IP addresses.
- What is HTML and how is it used?
HTML (Hypertext Markup Language) is used to identify and display content.
- What is CSS and how is it used?
CSS (cascading stylesheets) is used to style content.
- What is your browser’s Web Inspector (aka Developer Tools) and how can you use it to poke around in a page’s HTML?
I use Chrome to see what the content and styling is for each HTML element
- What happens behind the scenes after you click “search” on google.com?
Great explanation here: