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Chapter 22. Working with Server-Side Tec... > Introduction to Internet Information...

Introduction to Internet Information Services (IIS)

In the previous chapter, I made reference to the fact that users interact with web applications through a series of carefully crafted form objects exposed to the user in the browser window. The user interacts with the form objects and then typically clicks a button, expecting to see results. What we haven't discussed however, is how those results are returned to the user.

In general, servers rely on a piece of software that is crucial in the HTTP request/response process. This piece of software, the web server, is primarily responsible for managing various websites, FTP sites, a mail client, and more on our server. Working in conjunction with the server-side technology, the web server is also responsible for facilitating the handoff between the client's request, the server-side technology used to handle the request, the collection of the response from the server-side technology, and the subsequent handoff of the response back to the client browser.


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