What is Internet and IP address?

Internet : Internet is International Wide Area Network or International Network. In other words, internet is a network of networks that connects the computers of all over the world. It provides files and data transfer together with electronic mail functions for millions of users around the world. Anyone can use the internet.

IP address : As there is a numerous number of computers connected with internet, it is difficult to identify them on the web. That’s why, IP addresses are used. IP address or Internet Protocol Address is a number which is unique for each computer. It is of the format xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx, where each xxx is a number from 0 to 255. IP addresses identify the host computer, so the information packed for an address reach correctly.

Author: Tanmay Chakrabarty

Tanmay Chakrabarty is a former CSE student, currently working as a Senior Software Engineer with 5+ years of experience in the field of Web Application development in PHP+MySQL platform with strong skills in Javascript, JQuery, JQuery UI and CSS. He tries to write notes every week but fails due to heavy loads of duty.

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