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web page loads as follows
1.when you type in the url in the address bar,resolver,the program in browser sends it to dns server.
2.the dns server looks up the url in its database and returns the corresponding ip address of that url
3.the browser now forms a TCP connection and content transfer takes place.
4.then the browser interprets the content.
the time taking things in this process are dns lookup and content transfer,interpretation.
there is nothing...
Surfraw (Shell Users' Revolutionary Front Against the WWW) is a free POSIX-compliant (ie. meant for Linux, FreeBSD etc.) command-line shell program for interfacing with a number of web-based search engines. It is licensed under the GNU General Public License and written
I've heard through the grapevine that IE8 is the last version of the IE browser. Is microsoft throwing in the towel?
They've got to be coming up with a replacement. Some are claiming that Microsoft will go with WebKit, which, thanks to the popularity of Apple's Safari browser and also Google's Chrome, is rapidly becoming a standard for all non-IE and non-Firefox implementations.
Others say that that the whole WebKit story is merely a feint and that Microsoft will...
This is the quote I was told earlier this week by a colleague. "Linux is a lost cause."
HAS LINUX LIVED UP TO ITS PROMISE?
I don't for a second agree that Linux is truly lost but I do certainly agree with my friend and colleague that the promise Linux fortune tellers made has not come to pass. As we close in on 2010, I harken back 10 years to promises of a nearly dead Microsoft and a world run almost entirely by Linux. Good, bad or otherwise that just has...
So, I've been messing around with the GMaps API, trying to create my custom map type. It took me a lot of time, so I decided to share the code I ended up with.
This script serves content to the Google Maps API. It divides each requested tile into 8x8=64 squares and for each one displays the highest-rated picture that belongs to it.
//this script should serve content for the gmaps api
//we're echo-ing out an image, so we should show that