Chapter 1. What is a Web Page?

What is a Web Page?

Take a look behind a Web page, any Web page, and you’ll find that it’s a combination of just three types of code: HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Regardless of what happens between your computer (the client) and the computer that is holding the information about that page (the server), those three technologies are what the browser combines to get the job done and deliver the content to the screen (text, images, video, or animation).

Web pages are a little closer to the code than most designers are used to. Unlike Photoshop and Illustrator, where the code is never seen, with a Web page we can get in and play around with it, ...

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