Chapter 1Introducing HTML5 and CSS3

This chapter gives a basic overview of how we arrived where we are today, why HTML5 and CSS3 are so important to modern websites and web apps, and how using these technologies will be invaluable to your future as a web professional.

Of course, if you’d prefer to just get into the meat of the project that we’ll be building, and start learning how to use all the new bells and whistles that HTML5 and CSS3 bring to the table, you can always skip ahead to Chapter 2 and come back later.

What is HTML5?

What we understand today as HTML5 has had a relatively turbulent history. You probably already know that HTML is the predominant markup language used to describe content, or data, on the World Wide Web. HTML5 ...

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