Victor Ndaba

Understanding Rendering Techniques

By Victor Ndaba, 10/18/2022
Tags: #webdev#frontend#rendering

NOTE: This blog post is incomplete. I will be adding more content to it soon.

The web has evolved at an incredible rate over the years. It is often said that to build a website, you only need HTML, CSS and perhaps some Javascript. The HTML is what the browser parses to create an element structure which is what is seen visually on the website. But plain markup on its own is not very aesthetic, and that’s where CSS comes in. Javascript, on the other hand was created to make forms interactive and yet here we are. To quote Atwood’s Law:

Anything that can be written in Javascript, will eventually be written in Javascript

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Understanding Rendering Techniques