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Born to be strong – HTML 5 – HTML4 vs HTML 5 – W3C


Ultra brief: HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language and as the name suggests it is a markup language, used to create web pages, that can be understood and rendered by common web browsers like Mozilla, Chrome, Opera, Internet Explorer etc. Read more...
As a web application developer I am trying to keep up as much as possible with the new coming web technologies so that, you, the user, to enjoy better, faster and user friendly web application.
Since 90's HTML4 there were little changes to the way we write static or generate dynamic HTML content.

HTML 4 example:

[sourcecode language="html"]

Online promoters Blog</pre>
<h1><a href="/blog/">Online promoters Blog</a></h1>
<div id="container">
Article Text here</div>
<pre>

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HTML 5 example:
[sourcecode language="html"]

Firefox web browser | Real-Time Firefox Download Stats

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<h1>Download <span>Statistics</span></h1>
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Track Firefox 3.6’s progress as it spreads around the Web.

<canvas id="sea" width="655" height="320" style="position: absolute; top: 0px; left: 0;"></canvas>
<canvas id="land" width="655" height="320" style="position: absolute; top: 0px; left: 0;"></canvas>
<canvas id="vdu" width="655" height="320" style="position: absolute; top: 0px; left: 0;"></canvas>

[/sourcecode]

The Mozilla download stats is a very good HTML 5 example: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/stats/

A very good explanation of HTML 5:

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