What is a web browser?


What is a web browser?


A browser is a piece of software which allows us to display content on the web (among other things). The most popular web browsers today include Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. In this lesson, the HTML that you write will be displayed in the emulated browser in the right of your workspace.


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Web browsers are a kind of software that can be used to view and download the content of webpages for more info you cam visit the BBC bitesize page: http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/gcsebitesize/dida/graphics/screenrev2.shtml

also, I have a question. Is a browser created using HTML or is it created using another language?


I was also curious about which programming language is used to create browsers. Its more complicated than you’d think.



Because of its speed and universality, it’s likely that the bulk of code behind a browser will be written in C++, or some other low level derivative of the C language. The thing to keep in mind is that there are a variety of engines that handle HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.


thank you for this information it was very helpful :gorilla:


your welcome. happy to help

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A web browser** is a software program that allows a user to locate, access, and display web pages.


A web browser is made up of several languages. The most or the bulb of code is made from C++ and C. Also javascript, pyhton, ruby, and many other languages. The newer the browser the different in the code that will be used in todays browsers.

Continuing with the discussion on web browser.
A web browser is an application software, which runs on top of Operating Systems to download content from web and display web pages written in HTML, CSS, Java Script and support other web technologies, web browsers also supports some fancy features other than simply displaying web pages or downloading content.
Most Popular web browsers are: Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Microsoft Edge, Opera.
Actually browsers are made using engines which are in turn usually written in C++, Objective C, C for fast operation, can also be written in other languages. The developers use some engines and build their own web browser, open source engines are available as well.


A few more popular browsers are Brave and Opera. Brave has been gaining popularity recently because of its privacy-focused features.


Un navigateur web est un logiciel conçu pour consulter et afficher www. Techniquement c’est au minimum un client HTTP.

A browser is a piece of software which allows us to display content on the web

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Web browsers is where you find any data of stored server-side or my be they connected client side and server side.

A web browser is like a search engine.