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My First Look at Basics of Web Development

This calls for a brief pause from learning/practicing OOP. The focus of this exercise is getting to know the underlying concepts of how the web works.

Below are links to decent tutorials/articles about the same:
At the end of this exercise, I should have a fair idea about…
  • how the web server handles the requests from the client (typically, a web browser)
  • how the web server issues responses back to the client
  • how to simulate a 'stateful' experience using a stateless protocol using browser cookies
    The more traditional way is to use a database, but that is a bigger topic which is why it should be avoided for now.

Once i familiarize myself with the above, i should put the knowledge to use by developing a web-version of …
…… drum-roll …..
yes …… the BlackJack game!

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