Task 1 Web browsers etc.


Web browsers are software applications for recieving, displaying and traversing information resources on the internet. An information resource is identified by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI/URL) that may be a web page, image, video or other piece of content.

It started with first two internet browsers:

  • internet explorer
  • Netscape navigator

Over time internet browsers started to increase

Plugin – A software that add a specific feature to the users computer.

  • open 3D
  • Flash – this plugin was created to show compressed content but as time passed it was installed to display web pages and play games
  • Shockwave
  • Quicktime


Cookies are a way of keeping track of your preferences and it also helps websites recognise you, HTTP cookies are small pieces of information that will be stored within the users browser.

Javascript: Java script is a programming language mainly known to web development. A javascript code can be placed anywhere in a the HTML of webpage

FTP (File Transfer Protocol): it is the standard network protocol used to transfer computer files from one server to  the user using a client – server model on a computer network. it relies on two client channels one from the client and one from the server.Print


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