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  1. Page requests to the metal - Backend - What happens on the server

    There's a large number of steps of abstraction in the modern web stack. Let's follow through everything that happens in between submitting a form to a very "simple" web app that adds together two numbers from the form. This part focuses on the backend portion of the stack.


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  2. Page requests to the metal - frontend

    There's a large number of steps of abstraction in the modern web stack. Let's follow through everything that happens in between submitting a form to a very "simple" web app that adds together two numbers from the form. This part focuses on the frontend.


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  3. Page requests to the metal - hardware level

    There's a large number of steps of abstraction in the modern web stack. Let's follow through everything that happens in between submitting a form to a very "simple" web app that adds together two numbers from the form. This part focuses on the way in which this happens in hardware on the chips themselves.


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  4. Page requests to the metal - introduction

    There's a large number of steps of abstraction in the modern web stack. Let's follow through everything that happens in between submitting a form to a very "simple" web app that adds together two numbers from the form.


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  5. Page requests to the metal - Network stack - From frontend to backend

    There's a large number of steps of abstraction in the modern web stack. Let's follow through everything that happens in between submitting a form to a very "simple" web app that adds together two numbers from the form. This part focuses on the Network stack which connects the frontend to the backend in our web app.


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