HTML5 TUTORIAL for beginners

What is HTML5 ?

HTML5 is a extension of the markup language HTML specifically aimed at for structuring and presenting content with support for the multimedia, canvas painting and many more.

HTML5 adds new syntactic features, most importantly <video>, <audio> and <canvas> for multimedia and MathML for mathematical formulas. These features make it easy to include and handle multimedia and graphical content on the web without having to resort to proprietary plugins and APIs.

We will go through other elements of the HTML5 and by the time you finish this tutorial, you should be able to design web pages that enrich the content of webpages.

Pre Requisite You should have some woking knowledge of HTML. If not you may like to take a quick look at HTM Tutorial here . We also expect that you have knowledge of javascript to be able to take advantage of many of the features of HTML5. If you are not familar with javascript, you can take an introductory tutorial here .

Any learning becomes meaningful only if you do some exercies. Throughout this tutorial, we at, have strived to present as may examples as possible. At the end of the examples we also present some exercise that you should complete. At the end of the day we hope that learning HTML5 is a fun and joy.

We will like to get started with something real quick and we will get our first HTML 5 "Hello World" page in the next post itself.