Class 2 Notes for E-commerce

Learning Objectives:

You will be able to describe how the Internet works.

You will be able to describe what a domain name is.

You will be able to find a domain name.

You will be able to post an HTML document on a Web server.

Homework:

Read: Book III  Chapter 1

Watch the ATT Vision of the future from 1993 and Corning's Glass video from 2012!

Go to several (at least 3) Domain Name registration sites and check their fees plus find a domain name you could use for your final project. Post on Canvas under Assignments - Domain Name

Watch the TCP/IP movie Make sure to pay attention to the terms being used.

Review: the Wix Training video

Review: Wordpress Training Video

 

Reminder: Post your articles on Canvas under the Weekly Review on the Discussion Board Section.

Topics Covered:

The future of E-commerce:

Tim Berners-Lee and the future of the Web.

A day in the Future a vision by Corning and another day in the Future.

Corning's Glass Future Vision video broken down

How DNS Works

How the Web Works (TCP/IP, Web and HTML):

The Internet is a series of Computers (Servers) and Data Lines connected together to create one gigantic networks.

Google's 20 things about Browsers talks about the Internet & the infrastructure that creates it.

TCP/IP movie Make sure to pay attention to the terms being used.

How Domain Name Services work.

History of Top Domain Registration according to Wikipedia

Customize your own Top Domain

Whois will let you look up who owns Domain Names and where they are hosted.

 

Where to go to get a Domain Name.

GoDaddy NameCheap and Network Solutions can be used to find a domain name(s) for your site.

 

Setup your Web space - it is okay to use your own hosting service & CMS (Wordpress)

 

FTP login
 

 

Host: e-commerce.paradisevalley.edu

Username: Use your first initial plus last name

Password: Password you entered in class

Port: 990

Connection: FTPS

Click: Connect

Your homework must be linked to your homework.html file in your webs pace

Try downloading the CoreFTP Program

Our Webs pace is at http://e-commerce.paradisevalley.edu

Check out the FTP tutorials WS FTP for Windows.

 

 

FileZilla

 

You can also use FileZilla!

Filezilla's settings are the same just inputed to a different location

Host: e-commerce.paradisevalley.edu

Username: Use your first initial plus last name

Password: Password you entered in class

Port: 990

Click: Quickconnect

 

 

How to use Dreamweaver to post a Web Page

Dreamweaver is our tool for creating a store front. Adobe TV has a tutorial for Dreamweaver

Adobe CC Dreamweaver tutorial video and Style Tutorial video for creating a Web page.

Another tutorial for Dreamweaver if you need another perspective.

Responsive Design using Fluid Grid Layouts is new is CS6 and are a method for creating Web pages that work on multiple devices.

You should also export the site settings to your Flash drive and your space on the C:/webdev folder

Terms:

Try Goggling these terms if you don't know them or can't find them in the book: TCP/IP, URL,DNS, Top Domain, Domain Name, IP address, IPv6, Bit, Byte, Mega, Giga, Unix, pathping, Ping, Tracert and ipconfig /all, WIFI, and Eithernet

 

Final Step:

Review in your mind everything we covered in class and remember to cover it again before you go to bed so your mind to process this information while you sleep.