When I first started writing HTML code, I was excited. Here I was typing letters into the keyboard, each one giving the computer some instructions that it knew what to do with. I was excited that I was creating something and that these instructions allowed me to express my creativity. When I finally saved my work, fired up my browser, and loaded my page, I was in awe. I saw my name in big bold letters with a moving picture, called a GIF, of an animated fire.

The Web has certainly come a long way since then. This is largely due to the fact that it is not just a place to create something new, but also a platform to share and show this creativity to others. This powerful platform for creative expression is what powers the Web and keeps it ...

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