What Really Happens When you Navigate to a URL

As a software developer, you certainly have a high-level picture of how web apps work and what kinds of technologies are involved: the browser, HTTP, HTML, web server, request handlers, and so on.

 

In this article, we will take a deeper look at the sequence of events that take place when you visit a URL.

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