Quick, name something that you use every day but have no idea how it works, or what exactly it’s doing.
Seems silly right? Well what if that thing was a web browser? Hmm. not as silly now is it?
Google has an illustrative video over on You Tube.
What does this mean for web designers and developers? A lot more than the layman might think, especially when the dominant web browser for the past 10 years, Internet Explorer (or, as I’ve been known to call it, Demon Spawn from Hell) doesn’t play by the same rules as the rest of the world, making you do more work just to get visual and functional parity between it and the rest of the world.