This chapter gets you started. It explains how you can create HTML documents and open them in a web browser. It also introduces you to the structure of a typical HTML document. To follow the lessons in this chapter and other chapters, all you need is a computer with the Windows, Mac OS X or Linux operating system. You don’t even need access to the Internet or a fast computer. If you know how to open a computer program, you can follow the examples in this book easily.
To create HTML documents you need is a text editor and to test them you need a web browser. All Windows or Mac computers come with a text editor and a browser, so there is no need for you to purchase a special tool or download ...