Everything in this Internet world is fundamentally based on web pages. Web pages are like the bricks that constitute the vast world of Internet we see and use often. Now, web pages can be active or static. Regardless of the type of web pages, it is absolutely granted that HTML is used in extensive manner to format and design the pages. Hypertext Markup Language is what HTML stands for and this language and its derivatives are mainly responsible for the decorating part of any web page. HTML 5 is one of those derivatives of HTML and HTML 5 is used more often these days as it comes with a variety of facilities.
We will now delve into those facilities by pondering over the best infographic about HTML 5.
HTML 5: Past, Present and Future
This infographic can be found on internet. It mainly depicts the development timeline of HTML 5. The past is the origin of HTML itself and it goes back to 1991 when HTML was officially documented and released. Then through the development of CSS and enhancements of HTML with versions like HTML3 and HTML4, the path of development of HTML 5 was paved. 2009 was the year when HTML 5 was released with its official documentation. The future of HTML 5 is almost certain to be bright. Browsers like Firefox and Chrome already fully support all the extensions of HTML 5 and it is only likely that all other browsers will follow suit. Newer versions of Internet Explorer are supposed to have built-in support mechanisms for HTML 5.
Why is HTML 5 Developers’ and Designers’ First Choice?
This infographic mainly concentrates on the need of HTML 5 and its advantages. The hitch of HTML 5 was that most browsers had not been supporting all the features of it. But as time goes by, all the browsers are starting to support them. Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome are leaders in that aspect. A survey of modern day applications has estimated that by 2015 80% of all mobile applications will be using HTML 5 for their designing part. Various platforms including Windows OS, Android, Mac OS X and others are already providing built-in support functionalities for HTML 5. Also in comparison with its rival development frameworks like Silverlight, Flash, HTML 5 is comparatively cheap and more adaptable. As HTML 5 is non-native and open source, most developers and designers prefer this.
Some important and wonderful features of HTML 5
Like any other development, HTML 5 has its disadvantages too. Those mainly include the non-support functionalities of most browsers. But this is evident from the opinions of developers, designers and users that HTML 5 is definitely the way to go now.