About the Book:
The Practical Handbook of Internet Computing analyzes a broad array of technologies and concerns related to the Internet, including corporate intranets. Fresh and insightful articles by recognized experts address the key challenges facing Internet users, designers, integrators, and policymakers. In addition to discussing major applications, it also covers the architectures, enabling technologies, software utilities, and engineering techniques that are necessary to conduct distributed computing and take advantage of Web-based services.
The Handbook provides practical advice based upon experience, standards, and theory. It examines all aspects of Internet computing in wide-area and enterprise settings, ranging from innovative applications to systems and utilities, enabling technologies, and engineering and management.
The volume also discusses the multidimensional aspects of Internet applications, including mobility, collaboration, and pervasive computing. It concludes with an examination of the Internet as a holistic entity, with considerations of privacy and law combined with technical content.
· Analyzes a broad range of topics related to Internet applications, enabling technologies, software systems and utilities, and engineering and management
· Examines the Internet as a holistic system, with issues of privacy, trust, policy, and law included with coverage of network structure
· Addresses Web subjects such as performance, caching, search, and security
· Covers recent developments including the Semantic Web and Web services· Reviews vertical applications in government, e-learning, supply chain management, gaming, and more