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HTML5 Web Application Development By Example Beginner's guide by J.M. Gustafson

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What you need for this book

The great thing about HTML5 is that there is no cost to use it. You don't need any special tools or licenses to develop web applications. However, using a good code editor will help you a lot, especially as you get started. There's nothing like autosuggest to help you remember JavaScript functions, element names, and styling options. And syntax highlighting is essential for making it easier to read code.

That said, there are a few source code editors that I can suggest if you don't already have one. Notepad++ is a free editor with JavaScript, HTML, and CSS syntax highlighting and some basic autosuggest, without a lot of overhead. I used it to write all of the code in this book. On the higher end, Microsoft Visual Studio ...

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