Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video How browsers work, part of Web Development Foundations: Web Technologies.
…Most people use web browsers like they use their cars.…They have little to no idea what's going on under the…hood. They just turn the key and drive it. To…the casual web user, there's really nothing wrong with that. For…web designers and developers, however, knowing what's going on inside…the browser is very important. Key in fact to making sure…that your websites look and perform the way that you design…them to. It doesn't help that there are so many browsers.…And that each of them perform tasks a little…bit differently from the rest. We're gonna start by…taking a look at the basics of how browsers…work, examining their various components, and then discussing why differences…exist between them. The basics of how a browser…work are pretty much the same regardless of the…browser itself. Browsers use HTTP or hypertext transfer protocol…to communicate with web servers and request pages and content.…
When a user clicks a link or types in…a web address, the browser sends a request document to…the server. The server in turn then sends the…
- Working with web clients and servers
- Exploring HTTP
- How browsers work
- Structuring HTML
- Controlling presentation with CSS
- Dealing with data
- Working with a content management system (like WordPress)
- Using cloud services
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to the Web
2. Front-End Technology
3. Back-End Technology
4. Assembly Technologies
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