HTML

Hyper Text Markup Language

 

One of the three main languages of web pages:

  • HTML --- content
  • CSS --- presentation
  • Javascript --- behaviour

 

  • Developed in 1990 by Tim Berners-Lee
  • HTML is a markup language used by web browsers to render text, images and other media into web pages
  • Nov 1995 HTML 2
  • Jan 1997 HTML 3.2
  • Dec 1999 HTML 4.01
  • Jan 2008 HTML 5, first draft
  • HTML 5 considered an ongoing work in progress
  • Markup language consists of a set of markup tags that describe the HTML document content
  • A document (aka web page) consists of these markup tags and plain text content

 

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