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Networking 101: Layers (Part 3 of 3)

Networking 101, Layers

In my previous guide on network communication, there I showed you the big picture of network communication but you didn’t get to see any real packets.  It was still felt like a bunch of theory.  So today I decided to fire up Wireshark

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Networking 101: Layers (Part 2 of 3)

Networking 101, Layers

In the first part of this three part series on networking layers, I showed you everything you need to know about the Physical, Data Link, and Network layers.  You also learned the the differences between hubs and switches.  We closed

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Networking 101: Layers (Part 1 of 3)

Networking 101, Layers

What’s up!  It’s your man Vonnie Hudson here and today you’re going to learn all about network layers. Sounds exciting doesn’t? You’re first thought might be: Hold up Vonnie, didn’t you already show me everything I need to know about network

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Networking 101: The lowdown on how Networks really work (Part 2 of 2)

Networking Fundamentals with Vonnie

Networks! In the first part of this two part series I gave you an analogy for thinking about networks. And now we’re going to dive in a little deeper.  You’re going to peer into packet captures.  You’ll see exactly how

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Networking 101: The lowdown on how Networks really work (Part 1 of 2)

Networking Fundamentals with Vonnie

Have you wondered exactly how your computer can communicate with another computer half way around the world?  Maybe you’ve read my guide on how Wi-Fi works but you still want to go deeper. How do networks really work? Most of us flip

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