Why the web needs HTML 5

Samantha Amjadali from theage.com.au posted an interesting news piece on HTML 5 yesterday, offering a bit of an insight into what HTML is and what HTML 5 will offer in future.

For those who aren’t so familar with HTML, it is, as described in the article as “hypertext markup language. It is, in effect, the web’s DNA and creates a global system for identifying and linking web pages”. You could describe it as the language a website uses to communicate with your internet browser to tell it what to display.

HTML 5 is an updated version of this language, aiming to be complete by 2014.

You can read the full article at theage.com.au


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