Introductory WWW Bibliography
SLAC 6 Dec 1994
Here're some documents to help you get started using,
understanding, installing, and implementing
WorldWideWeb is also known as WWW, W3, or the Web.
It's even sometimes known by the name of the
e.g., MidasWWW or Mosaic.
You may also find the
Or consider joining a
- WWW FAQ
- Experimental FAQ
- WWW Glossary
- Glossary of hypertext terms used within the WWW Project.
- CHEP 92 Paper
Summary and status by Tim B-L at "Computing in HEP 92".
- Overview of WWW
1992 paper by Berners-Lee, Cailliau, Groff, and Pollermann.
WWW and Gopher
- Comparison of WWW and Gopher.
- Line-Mode Browser
Status and instructions for running the CERN line-mode client, the bare
bones way of getting started.
Instructions for running the CERN httpd server in hypertext or
- HTTP Specs
Internet Draft proposing upgrades to the HyperText Transfer Protocol
- HTML 1 Specs
Internet Draft on the HyperText Markup Language (HTML) Level 1.
HTML is an
See also more
with suggested enhancements.
- HTML Primer
"A Beginner's Guide to HTML" from
- URL Primer
- "A Beginner's Guide to URLs," originally from Marc Andreessen.
(URL stands for Uniform Resource Locator.)
- Forms Summary
- Fill-out forms support for Mosaic for X from NCSA.
- CGI Overview
- An overview of the Common Gateway Interface (CGI) for running
external programs (gateways) under an information server (today an
- Style Guide
- Tim Berners-Lee's hypertext "Style Guide."
Consider also Christine Quinn's points on the
- NASA Web Info Administration
- "A Suggested Framework for Administering NASA's Web Information
Hypermedia," a draft white paper incorporating feedback from several
sources by Elizabeth Feinler.
- Cyberspace Guide
- "Entering the World-Wide Web: A Guide to Cyberspace,"
a compendium of WWW information from Kevin Hughes.
Check out conferences like the
International Conferences on the WorldWideWeb!
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This page evolved from one written by Bebo White and Louise Addis.