HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is the predominant language of web pages. Whenever you read or interact with a page in your browser, chances are it’s an HTML document. Originally developed as a way to describe and share scientific papers, HTML is now used to mark up all sorts of documents and create visual interfaces for browser-based software.
With HTML5, however, HTML has become as much an of API (Application Processing Interface) for developing browser-based software as it is a markup language. In this book, we’ll talk about the history of HTML and HTML5 and explore some of its new features.