Breaking It Down To The Bits: How The Internet, DNS, And HTTPS Work – Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine is known for lengthy, comprehensive articles. But what about something different for a change? What about shorter, concise pieces with useful tips that you could easily read over a short coffee break? As an experiment, this is one of the shorter “Quick Tips”-kind-of articles — shorter posts prepared and edited by our editorial team. What do you think? Let us know in the comments! —Ed. The Internet is the foundation of our craft. But what do we actually know about its underlying technology? How do DNS, networks and HTTPS work? What happens in the browser when we type a URL in the address bar?

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Source: Breaking It Down To The Bits: How The Internet, DNS, And HTTPS Work – Smashing Magazine

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