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History Of Computers

Feb 22, 2016




History Of Computers. Jasmine sells. Getting to know today’s computers. Hardware are physical components that make up your computer. a Software are programs or applications that run on your computer. Computer Connections - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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History Of Computers

Jasmine sellsGetting to know todays computersHardware are physical components that make up your computer. a Software are programs or applications that run on your computer.Computer Connections -Power Adapter In - DVI Video Output - Serial Port - USB 2.0 Ports -Parallel Printer Port -Ethernet/Network Jack -Line In Port -Speaker Out Port


The monitor shows you what is going on inside the computer. The most common type of computer monitor in the past has been the CRT (Cathode-ray tube). Taking more and more of the market share is the LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) Monitor.Computer Input Peripherals

Computer Output Peripherals

Computer Drives & Media

Computers typically play both DVDs and CDs in the same drive.The newest drive to gain popularity is the USB Drive or Flash Drive.When it comes to file and media storage, the best "bang for your buck" definitely belongs to the external hard drive or disk. The Internet and the World Wide Web

Most of the computers on the Internet perform one of three functions. They either request data, provide data, or help send data along the network. Voice Over IP(Internet Protocol) a telephone network that uses the Internet instead of standard phone lines to connect to connect calls. Online Muli-Player Gaming is using the Internet to play games with other people anywhere around the world. Internet Relay Chat(IRC) allows users to instantly send messages to each other. A Web Page is a document on the Web, consisting of an HTML(HyperText Markup Language) file and any related files for scripts and graphics, and often hyper-linked to other documents on the Web. This method of searching uses software programs that search the web and record information.

Professions in Web Design and Development

The web designer plans and builds the visual interface of a web site. These web sites allow you to navigate throughout the site, usually only displaying information. Both web design and development are extremely time consuming. The term Webmaster was made popular in the late 90s. It refers to someone who can do it all: design, develop, and maintain a web site.7 Steps in Building a Web Site

1. Determine the Problems, Define the Purpose/Goals2. Gather Info & Research3. Shape Solution, Determine Content, Choose Technology, Story board/Map Site4. Gather Assets5. Construct Site6. Test, Improve, Test, Improve, Etc.7. Publicize the Site

Web Design Principles

Your home page is the most important page of your web site because it is the first page visitors will see. Although many people currently design and build web sites, very few can make a site that not only looks good, but navigates and functions well. This covers the various professions web related professions and covers in detail the many aspects of good web design and development. HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is the basic foundational code that all web pages are built upon. This uses project-based, step by step lessons to teaches the basic components of HTML.