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What Is A Web Browser?

What comes to mind when you think of visiting a web page? It might not work quite the way you assume. And in order to code, you’ve got to learn to think the way your browser does.

What is a web browser?

Whether it’s Google Chrome, Firefox, or another entity, your web browser is the thing you use to look at web pages. In order to learn to code, you first need to understand how a browser will fetch your creation and bring it to your (or anyone’s) screen. 

Think of it as a conversation between your browser and a server, where your browser asks for, listens to, and interprets information the server has to offer. But what does this have to do with the page you’re building?

Watch Nick explain web browsers:

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