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Introduction to API

1. Introduction API: Application Programming Interface An API is the tool that makes a website’s data digestible for a computer. Computer ↔ website/API ↔ Person When two systems (websites, desktops, smartphones) link up through an API, we say they are “integrated.” server: A powerful computer that runs an API. This is the side that actually …

The Difference Between IPv6 and IPv4

1. Introduction to internet protocol IP (short for Internet Protocol) specifies: the technical format of packets the addressing scheme for computers to communicate over a network. Most networks combine IP with a higher-level protocol called Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), which establishes a virtual connection between a destination and a source. IP by itself can be compared to something like …

Knowledge of the web

1. The difference between HTTP and HTTPS: 1. HTTP: HyperText Transfer Protocol: All communications sent over regular HTTP connections are in ‘plain text’ and can be read by any hacker that manages to break into the connection between your browser and the website. This presents a clear danger if the ‘communication’ is on an order form …