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Web 101: Images on the Web

Now we know that the web is based on text, but images are what make the web a killer app. Imagine if you went to Amazon to buy something and only had a paragraph describing each item. Facebook is built on the idea that you see pictures of your friends. And Pinterest without images wouldn’t even exist. (They all rely on databases too. But that’s another post.)

How does your browser know where to get those images? Continue reading