It is the interface through which you can ask questions to the browser andmanipulate the rendering engine. It also sets the layout of a Web page formatted with HTMLtags within a browser.·
It is displays the content you had requested, after obtaining it from therespective Web server.·
It is used for calling the network for example, raising an HTTP request for a URLconnection through the server.·
It provides drawing tools, user interface widgets, and fonts that help todisplay text and graphics.·
It is used to parse and execute the codes of written using the Java script(refer Unit 6).·
This enables the browser to save all the data on the hard disk and acts as thedatabase of the browser.
Features of browser
Now that we have learnt about the components of a browser, let us now study some of the most
important features of a browser. The figure 1.2 shows the screen shot of the Microsoft’s Inte
rnetExplorer Web browser. The arrows point to the features that are available on the Web browseralong with the name of the corresponding feature mentioned at the other end of the arrow.