Monday August 29, 2011

The Architecture Of Modern Browsers

Tali Garsiel writes a marvelous high level look at modern browser architecture. If you’ve been curious how the parsers deal with the forgiving nature of HTML syntax, or how CSS is applied efficiently, you might enjoy this read. Given the way Apple keeps augmenting Safari and WebKit, I think it will behoove you to keep up to date with the browser mechanism. There will come a day when it won’t be Cocoa all the way down.