The web is built on the HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTP). When we go to a web page, our browser makes requests to a web server. The web server processes our request and ultimately sends a response.
In this short video tutorial from my recent course How to Become a Web Developer, I'll explain how it all fits together.
Web development can be a daunting topic to get started with. Unlike with conventional applications, not only do you need to be familiar with how the web works, but you also have to understand a variety of technologies and languages.