Presentation on theme: "Web browsers It’s a software application for retrieving and presenting information on WWW. An information resource is identified by a Uniform Resource."— Presentation transcript:
Web browsers It’s a software application for retrieving and presenting information on WWW. An information resource is identified by a Uniform Resource Locator (URL) and may be a web page, image, video or other piece of content. The major web browsers are Firefox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera, and Safari.
History First released as part of addon package for Win95 Later versions were available as free downloads, or in service packs, and included in the OEM service releases of Windows 95 and later The latest stable release is Internet Explorer 11, with an interface allowing for use as both a desktop application, and as a Windows 8 application.
Features of IE 11 Tabs New-Tab Page – It show tiles for your frequently visited sites (which you can edit or hide), but it also lets you reopen recently closed tabs, reopen the last session, or start InPrivate browsing. Pinned Sites ! Extensions – Internet Explorer does have an extension capability, but there's nowhere near as rich an ecosystem for it as there is for Firefox's.
Numbers about 95% usage share during 2002 and 2003 Its usage share has since declined – Launch of Firefox 2004 and Chrome 2008 – Growing popularity of Linux based systems Estimates for IE's overall market share range were 27.4% to 54.13% in 2012
Security Had some major vulnereabilities over the past decade – It was several times recomended to use another browser. In 2011, a report by Accuvant rated the security of Internet Explorer worse than Google Chrome but better than Mozilla Firefox.
Speed Chrome is designed to be fast in every possible way. It's quick to start up from your desktop, loads web pages in a snap, and runs complex web applications lightning fast.
Speed Fast to launch Fast to run web applications Fast to search and navigate Fast to load web pages
Simplicity Chrome's browser window is streamlined, clean and simple. For example, you can search and navigate from the same box and arrange tabs however you wish -- quickly and easily.
Simplicity Keeping it simple – Chrome is designed to be as simple as possible. It's a browser that gets out of the way of the web, so you can focus on what you care about most. Easy to search & navigate Efficient Tab Management
Google chrome is smart When you close Chrome it will remember the tabs you had open so you can pick up right where you left off.
Security Chrome is designed to keep you safer and more secure on the web with built-in malware and phishing protection, auto-updates to make sure you have all the latest security fixes, and more.