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Is The Internet Logical ?
« on: October 23, 2013, 06:51:57 AM »
I’m working on a top secret application, and, I’m somewhat confused about certain things. It’s an Internet-related concept, which I know absolutely nothing about.   

What the heck is a Proxy Server ???   

I’m not a complete idiot, so I took a wild stab at it,…
A Proxy Server is a proxy server.

…And, this informative Wikipedia page came up near the top of the list: 
Proxy Server

In all honesty, it sounds like something an evildoer would use for his nefarious exploits,….

Anyway,…what REALLY confuses me is Authentication. Again,…because I’m not an idiot,…I googled it:
Authentication, Wikipedia

Even better, is this section of MSDN telling you everything you could possibly want to know about:   
Authentication, MSDN

So, where am I going with all this,…or, is it, just another one of my world-famous junk posts ???
The big question is: Have any of you guys used authentication techniques in your applications ? Is it a total pain in the ass ? And, most importantly,…does it work ???

...You might find this interesting,...it's a GOOGLE search:   
How much useless information is there on the internet ?
...The search just lists ALOT of useless information,... :dazzled:
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Re: Is The Internet Logical ?
« Reply #1 on: October 23, 2013, 09:27:17 AM »
You might find this interesting,...it's a GOOGLE search:   
How much useless information is there on the internet ?

I hope you are not disappointed that your post doesn't (yet) show up among the first ten hits :icon_mrgreen:

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Re: Is The Internet Logical ?
« Reply #2 on: October 23, 2013, 10:20:14 AM »
JOCHEN,
Ha, Ha,...You're more of a wise ass than I am. :icon_eek:   

By the way, here is the MSDN description of Handling Authentication.   
...For an idiot like me, this is really intimidating stuff.

As long as I'm asking Mission Impossible-type questions,...is there a clearly written description of the HTTP protocols, out there somewhere ???
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Re: Is The Internet Logical ?
« Reply #3 on: October 23, 2013, 10:39:57 AM »
HTTP, itself, is pretty simple, really
Hyper Text Transfer Protocol
go to the web address - get the index.html, index.htm, main.html, or main.htm, and do what it says
(i think that's a correct list)
after that, you are dealing with HTML
Hyper Text Markup Language

w3.org is about all things WWW, HTTP, and HTML
they keep the standard, which most sites and browsers tend to follow (more-or-less)
they get bent out of shape over there when someone gets off standard - lol
i seem to recall they had a big fight with microsoft some years ago
microsoft started using a mime-type without registering it, first
should have seen the fur fly over that one   :lol:

what you may find interesting is PHP
it is an open-source, server-side pre-processor script language
for the standards and docs, you go to http://www.php.net/
i would guess that w3.org has info on it, as well, because it is closely related
not all servers support PHP - i would guess that most do

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Re: Is The Internet Logical ?
« Reply #4 on: October 23, 2013, 11:02:16 AM »
DAVE !!!
I knew I was forgetting something important. Yes, the World Wide Web Consortium,...thanks,...lol.
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Re: Is The Internet Logical ?
« Reply #5 on: October 23, 2013, 11:13:25 AM »
here is a guy that gets it - Gary White
i learned a lot from this one page   :t

http://www.apptools.com/phptools/force-download.php

get yourself a freebie site to play with - one that supports PHP

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Re: Is The Internet Logical ?
« Reply #6 on: October 23, 2013, 11:21:08 AM »
Tom Bleeker's site has tutorials and a lot of code examples - mostly in ASM, i think

http://www.madwizard.org/programming/

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Re: Is The Internet Logical ?
« Reply #7 on: October 24, 2013, 02:47:23 AM »
Check the RFC documents for more detail than you ever knew you wanted -- http://www.ietf.org/rfc.html

HTTP is defined in http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc2616.txt :t

For authentication, you'll have to decide what method(s) you're interested in and then search the rfc-index (if you really want the gory details instead of just using it and hoping it works.)
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Re: Is The Internet Logical ?
« Reply #8 on: October 24, 2013, 12:17:55 PM »
Once I testing about talking beetween computers through Wifi and LAN. It worked. You can talk to another computers to any port you like as long as you have the IP adress, there is horrors on the tests, my little bro VAIO, I dont know how, he closed all the ports, and I though it was some kind of abnormalities, I reformatted, it and trashed my little bro harddisk along with the data just to make the tests worked while at the same time, my sister came back home bringing her laptop that used winxp where I can test it too  :greenclp: (I know, Im idiots). But the bright side is, it worked. I can test where I opened my camera, send the jpeg file, and do the face recognitions on my laptops, where the camera is from my sister laptop and my little bro VAIO laptop which using Vista where I though it cannot worked. You can use port 6667 which is mIRC port for your need (It break the standard I guess, it was iRC relay chat port, but you can use any port you like for streaming data, that is the point).
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Re: Is The Internet Logical ?
« Reply #9 on: October 26, 2013, 05:13:20 AM »
Great stuff,...you guys,...I really appreciate it. :dazzled:   
Especially, TEDD,...the RFC documents (I had already downloaded the Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1),...you're absolutely right,...it's more information than you want initially.   
I'll do a bunch of research,...and, sometime in the next several years I'll post some cool source code.   
What I'd like to do, eventually,...is to incorporate Dave's Bezier Spline Code into my project for some extremely advanced functionality,...but, the implementation,...so far,...eludes me,... 8)

...I have to admit, though,...I REALLY WANT TO MAKE SOME JUNK POSTS !!!
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Re: Is The Internet Logical ?
« Reply #10 on: October 27, 2013, 01:19:32 AM »
Zen,

If you want to post some junk posts, then post away.  :t

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Re: Is The Internet Logical ?
« Reply #11 on: October 27, 2013, 01:27:17 AM »
he could always use the Orphanage, which is supposed to be volatile   :biggrin: