HTML5 Rocks – How Browsers Work: Behind the Scenes of Modern Web Browsers.
What an amazing resource this is. Modern browsers are amazing pieces of software, but to read about them on such an insane level is mind boggling.
What’s so terrific about this resource is that it’s in plain English. Even if you aren’t a super-programmer you’ll be able to follow along with the amazing amount of detail covered in the reference.
If nothing else, the article will remind you how truly amazing the act of browsing the Web is, has been, and has become.