Explain the main difference between an IMAP email service and a POP email service. Use at least 300 words for your detailed explanation.

ASSIGNMENT 2

  1. [10p] Convert the numbers: 2145 and 5431 from base 10 to base 16 and reverse base 16 to base 10. To obtain credit for the answer please show the details of your work. No details, no credit even if answer is correct!

  2. [10p] Explain the main difference between an IMAP email service and a POP email service. Use at least 300 words for your detailed explanation.

  3. [10p] What is the MIME protocol used for? Use at least 500 words for your explanation.

  4. [10p] Read the section on Spam in Above and Beyond for Chapter 3. Describe in detail the three ways that spammers cover their tracks so they are hard to trace. Use at least 300 words for your explanation.

  5. [10p] What is a Web 2.0 application? What are the characteristic features of a Web 2.0 application? Use at least 500 words for your explanation.

  6. [30p] Design a simple web page that has a head, title and a body. The web page must have a 3 rows by 4 columns table with border set to 2, aligned in the middle of the webpage. In each cell of the first column add a hyperlink to a news website. In each cell of the second column add a 2×2 table. Provide the code in the pdf document. Make sure the code is nicely indented. A 10 points penalty will be taken if the indentation is not correct.

  7. [10p] What is the characteristic feature of a wiki? What key ingredient is necessary for a successful wiki? Use at least 300 words for your explanation.

  8. [10p] Explain in detail the RGB color codes and their representation on 32 bits. Use at least 300 words for your explanation and provide examples.

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  1. Please submit your assignment online as a file named: Assignment_2_LastName.pdf Only the PDF file format is accepted.

  2. Please read at least 5 articles from different resources for each questions requiring more than 100 words input and provide your original summary of the information you read as a response. Do NOT CUT/PASTE!

  3. Provide an APA style reference section for your assignment. Failure to provide a correct and complete APA reference section will result in a 25 points penalty.