Before you start, you need to do a small amount of preparation. You need some basic tools for all web development, and there is one piece of software you will need if you want to re-create some of the advanced examples later in the book.
The good news about web development tools is that there are plenty of free and open-source choices available. All of the tools I used when developing the examples for this book are available freely. Once you have made you selections, you can begin your HTML5 journey.
The most important tool you'll need for this book is a browser. Throughout this book, I refer to the mainstream browsers, by which I mean the desktop versions of the following:
- Google Chrome ...