Join James Williamson for an in-depth discussion in this video HTML5 APIs, part of Web Development Foundations: Web Technologies.
…The development of HTML5 has been one of…the greatest and the most confusing moments in…the history of the web. In the past,…HTML simply provided the mark up language necessary to…structure content on the web. Now, as the…web evolved, content began to go beyond what…a simple markup language could structure. The desire…to add elements such as video, interactive widgets, animations…and other rich content to sites, led…vendors to create plugins, like Adobe's Flash,…to get around HTML's limitations. This environment…led to the development of HTML5. The idea…behind it was to integrate many of…the capabilities that web applications needed, directly…into HTML itself. These capabilities would allow…designers to create richer experiences and apps without…having to use plugins or browser extensions.…
By standardizing them, it would also make adding…richer content easier for everyone. And it reflected…the reality of web sites, evolving from simple…static sites, to the complicated applications that we…see in the modern web. So a group…
- Working with web clients and servers
- Exploring HTTP
- How browsers work
- Structuring HTML
- Controlling presentation with CSS
- Dealing with data
- Working with a content management system (like WordPress)
- Using cloud services
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to the Web
2. Front-End Technology
3. Back-End Technology
4. Assembly Technologies
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