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Hacking Raspberry Pi® by Timothy L. Warner

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Chapter 15. Raspberry Pi Web Server

A web server is a computer that serves content by using standard Internet protocols. The word standard is key here because web communications are shared seamlessly across any kind of device, from desktop computers to video game consoles to tablets and mobile phones.

Any device that can (a) connect to a local area network or the Internet, and (b) has a web browser or web-aware application installed makes use of these standard protocols. The content that is served by a web server consists of the following media types at the very least:

Image Web pages: Text that is formatted with hyperlinks, pointers to other content ...

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