Speed and changes in computing has been tremendous in last decade. With high penetration of internet and with application shifting from desktop to the cloud, the browser is becoming a place where everything now runs. Desktop applications are becoming more and more out of fashion and browser is gaining ground at a break neck speed.
Some important points:
- HTML – Hyper Text Markup Language – is the basic building block of a web page. HTML elements form the building block of all sites.
- CSS (cascaded style sheets) defines the appearance and layout of text and other material on the web page.
- It was Tim Berners Lee that specified the initial draft for HTML. Subsequent versions and spec are being developed by W3C
If you are serious about learning how to develop applications using these technologies, you will need to commit time and resources. You can easily pick a book or tutorial online and you have get access to these technologies at your finger tips. You can also check websites such as www.w3schools.com. If you have a personal computer system and internet access, Google.com will be your best starting point to get useful resources. You can also join some forums where you can get access to professionals already doing something with these tools.
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