How Browsers Work

Introduction The browsers we will talk about The browser's main functionality The browser's high level structure Communication_between the components The rendering engine Rendering engines The main flow Main flow examples Parsing and DOM tree construction Parsing - general Grammars Parser - Lexer combination Translation Parsing example Formal definitions for vocabulary and syntax Types of parsers Generating parsers automatically HTML Parser The HTML grammar definition Not a context free grammar HTML DTD DOM The parsing algorithm The tokenization algorithm Tree…