Web Fundamentals
The Web Fundamentals course

Ruben Verborgh, Ghent Universityimec

Edition 2018–2019

14 Feb 2019: A Bird’s-Eye View of the Web


Reading materials

21 Feb 2019: Web Architecture & Technologies

Reading materials

28 Feb 2019: Web APIs

Reading materials

7 Mar 2019: Metadata and semantics (Guest lecture)

14 Mar 2019: The Semantic Web & Linked Data


Reading materials

28 Mar 2019: Open Data (Guest lecture)

4 Apr 2019: Video in the Web (Guest lecture)

25 Apr 2019: Re-decentralizing the Web


Reading materials

9 May 2019: Of the Web / Reference Rot / Scholarly orphans (Guest lecture)

16 May 2019: Linked Data Publishing

Web Fundamentals
Welcome to the Web


Ruben Verborgh

Ghent University imec IDLab

Creative Commons License Except where otherwise noted, the content of these slides is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Web Fundamentals contains 6 topics
for the Web Development class.

  1. A Bird’s-Eye View of the Web
  2. Web Architecture & Technologies
  3. Web APIs
  4. The Semantic Web & Linked Data
  5. Linked Data Publishing
  6. Re-decentralizing the Web

I’m Ruben Verborgh, researcher and
professor of Semantic Web technology.

These slides do not only include the truth, they also include my personal opinion.

This module uses open webslides.
You can discuss and edit anything.

The more you participate,
the more you’ll learn.

Does the Web pique your curiosity?
Do you want to advance Web research?