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Networking for Web Developers

via Udacity


How does the Web work? Under the hood of HTTP there's a whole stack of networking protocols.

Explore the underpinnings of the net with tools like traceroute, tcpdump, and nc.


  • From Ping to HTTP
    • Begin using command-line tools to explore the network.,Ping to check hosts, and nc (netcat) for webservers.,Learn about port numbers and the layering of HTTP on top of TCP.
  • Names and Addresses
    • Learn about the Domain Name System (DNS).,Register your own domain name for your web server.,Learn more about the binary representation of IP addresses.
  • Addressing and Networks
    • Network blocks and interfaces.,Network address translation (NAT).,IPv6.
  • Protocol Layers
    • Use tcpdump to examine the packets that make up the requests and responses.,Explore three protocols: ping, DNS, and HTTP.,Learn more about how TCP sessions work.
  • Big Networks
    • Learn more about bandwidth, latency, filtering, and other key properties.

Taught by

Karl Krueger


3.8 rating, based on 6 Class Central reviews

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    Joshua Ebhoria
    i'm unable to access this course, any help from here ?

    I logged in to my account, and used the link here to go to class, but was redirected to this page

    I'm not sure what the issue is at the moment, i only want to consume this content and get better as a web developer.

    i am appreciative for every assistance given.

  • Very good course I have been working on it and developed my capabilities
    My skills and experience with this program is very important to me and I am very interested in the opportunity for the integration to make personalized business
  • Nejood Hamoda
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