Introduction to the Web Technology and First Web Applications

Objective

  • A brief introduction to the Web Technology

  • The initial vision of the web: the static model URL
    • HTTP
    • HTML

  • Cascading Stile Sheets (CSS)

  • Common Gateway Interface (CGI)

  • A Web Server: Tomcat

  • Exercises

Theory

Exercises

  • Exercise 3: Exploit links and anchors as shown here and deploy the new application in Tomcat

  • Exercise 4: Look at this example with frames: in the file navigator.html the attribute target in an anchor specifies the frame where the new document will be opened

  • Exercise 5: Look at this example of CSS use

  • Exercise 6: Look at this example of CGI application

            See also the Apache documentation for the CGI support in Tomcat