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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Continuing the discussion from What is a web browser?:

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.


thanks for the info. : )