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How The Web Works

Maintaining State With Cookies

In this lesson you'll get a first hand look at what a cookie is by crafting it by hand. Cookies were developed by Netscape in the 1990s to enable online shopping carts. It's a simple feature built on top of HTTP that allows a client and server to maintain state. But what does 'state' mean and what are the rules that make it work?

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