World-Wide Web (WWW)
- The Google Pagerank Algorithm
and How It Works
- Web download and prefetching tools: flashget and netants.
- Eight out of 10 homepages on the World Wide Web are in English. How
do other languages rank? (1997)
- MoinMoin, a web page
system that allows editing by anyone (clone of WikiWiki)
scientifically-based guidelines for web design
- 404 Lab, with lots of special 404 ppages
- Cyberatlas statistics,
e.g., most popular web sites
protection using fake identifiers
- P3P viewpoints:
Platform for Privacy Preferences, a W3C effort
- IEEE Computer Society Internet
Practices Standards Study Group
- Essays on web design, user
interfaces; statistics on web access speed
- The W3 organization maintains a
repository of standards documents and other WWW-related information.
- Average web page has 18 objects, with 3.8 kB each (Compaq)
- Web performance tuning,
a guide to web server sizing
- Instead of running your own server, companies can turn to Internet
presence providers such as webcom
to design and host pages. Some major online services also offer hosting
services for their members: AOL
- Hosting services:
- Buying Your
Way In To Search Engines (May 2001): how to pay to be listed in
of rankings of sites for Google and Yahoo
- A number of talks
highlight some WWW technical issues, for example, a talk by
T. Berners-Lee on WWW design choices.
- Somebody claims that these are
the most popular web sites.
- The Internet Archive aims to
save all web pages, including images, on tape for posterity. They compare their
storage space to a radio station and the Library of Congress.
- Web Server Survey
tallying types of servers (Apache, IIS, ...) and hosts
- Web Washer:
browser add-on that accelerates the software runs on PCs or servers. It
removes advertising, pop-up windows, and animated images.
- Browser Watch contains
statistics about browser popularity and lists of browsers for different
monitor gathers statistics on OS and browser usage.
browser statistics, OS statistics, ...
- Distributed Testbed for
National Information Provisioning, workshop
- Swarmcast: caching and
List of Internet-Accessible Coke Machines
- There are a number of approaches that integrate real-time audio
and video with the World-Wide Web, for example Vosaic
- Mapping of organizational names to URL using
for maintaining state across WWW retrievals;
and privacy issues (NY Times, Sept. 9, 2001)
- The secure
socket layer (SSL) Version 3.0
- HTML 3.2,
- SSI, CGI, API, or
Comparison of Portable Dynamic Web Content Technologies for the Apache
According to the Media Matrix market research company, here are the
most-visited Web sites (and number of visitors shown in millions) for
August, the last month tabulated: AOL, 57.8; Yahoo, 27.3; Microsoft,
26.4; Netscape, 18.7; GeoCities, 16.7; Excite, 14.9; Infoseek, 12.3;
Lycos, 11.8; AltaVista, 9.6; MSN, 9.0. (Investor's Business Daily 14
- Bullshit Analyzer
evaluates websites for buzzwords and other meaningless content.
by Henning Schulzrinne