There is much more to creating a Web site than simply knowing HTML. Designers must understand the ins and outs of image manipulation and compression, animation through the use of GIFs, ActiveX controls, Java applets, and server-push operations. Server administrators must understand security issues, including secure transactions, digital signatures, and firewalls. Web Site Construction Tips & Tricks will give you the inside scoop on all of these, and much more! Regardless of the Web-based task at hand, users will find solutions, including:
- Customizing server settings
- Search engines and "hit" counters
- Caching techniques that maximize server performance
- Streaming video and RealAudio.