What is HTML5?
HTML5 is the 5th and latest version of the markup language that makes up and describes the structure and content of the World Wide Web. It is the skeleton or frame of all websites and plays a critical role in what you see on any given web page.
What's the difference between HTML and HTML5?
HyperText Markup Language (HTML) refers to the primary code/language used to build web pages. HTML5 is the 5th version of HTML, which includes a more structured and logical syntax than original HTML, and which more strongly supports audio and video elements, among many other improvements.
What will I learn in this course?
This HTML5 basics course will teach you about:
The history and future of HTML5
Structural elements of HTML5
Elements with APIs - graphics, typography, etc.
Detecting features of users' browsers
Dealing with out-of-date browsers
Using HTML5 to find specific parts of pages
How to work with user input elements
How to incorporate music and video through HTML5
Are there prerequisites to this course?
Nope! This is a beginner level course, so it assumes no prior knowledge of HTML. Just dive right in, pay attention, and start learning how to use HTML5 in your own projects.
Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone who wants to learn HTML. It is geared towards beginners, but even more experienced web developers may find great value in the way HTML5 is presented in this course.