I'd like to do some URL rewriting (Why? See this question.) so that instead of users seeing addresses like
they can instead see and use simply
(Even better, maybe I should restructure that so that it's courses/compilers.)
I'm using a Linux-based shared hosting service for my website, so I do not have administrative control of the server, but I do have control over .htaccess. The references I've read online seemed less than clear to me, so I'm looking for a little clarity and advice here.