Client-server model

This will be a simplified and Twitter-like introduction.

First the definitions:

Client – sends requests, i.e. a client can be a Chrome Browser sending a request to a Web Server.

Server – responds to requests, i.e. a Web Server responding to Chrome Browser request by serving HTML.

 

For detailed information and walkthroughs:

Client and Server Model – Fast Tech Skills

How the Internet Works for Developers – Pt 1 – Overview & Frontend

How the Internet Works for Developers – Pt 2 – Servers & Scaling

How the Web Works: A Primer for Newcomers to Web Development (or anyone, really)

Client–server model

Structure of the Internet: Client server model

What are the differences between server-side and client-side programming?

Lesson 2 Anatomy of a Web Application

Client-Side vs. Server-Side Code: What’s the Difference?

 

Special thanks to Anna for simplifying this for me

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