Web Fundamentals
The Web Fundamentals course

Ruben Verborgh, Ghent Universityimec

Edition 2022–2023

16 Feb 2023: A Bird’s-Eye View of the Web (Video)


Reading materials

23 Feb 2023: Web Architecture & Technologies (Video)

Reading materials

2 Mar 2023: Web APIs (Video)

9 Mar 2023: Hands-on REST

16 Mar 2023: The Semantic Web & Linked Data (Video)


23 Mar 2023: Hands-on Linked Data

30 Mar 2023: Linked Data Publishing (Video)

20 Apr 2023: Re-decentralizing the Web (Video)

27 Apr 2023


4 May 2023: SPARQL Query Processing &
Link Traversal-based Query Processing (Video)

11 May 2023: Guest panel on technology & society

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 decentralized Web tech.

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?