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Overview of HTML Programming

HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language. It is the language used most often by Web Designers and others to create web site pages. HTML tells your web browser how to read and display the text on the web page. The newer web design languages and style standards are based on HTML.

History of HTML Programming

HTML was originally created by a guy named Tim Berners-Lee as a way to communicate and share research information with his co-workers. At the time simply a set of tools, the more standardized version we are familiar with today became available in the mid 1990’s. Standards organizations are pushing forward with XHTML as a “successor” to HTML. XHTML is an XML based version of HTML.

Learning HTML Programming

HTML is a very easy language to self-learn. There are several free resources online to learn HTML. There are also several good books available that can provide you with the basics. The best way to learn HTML is to start playing around with it!

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