With the quick rise of HTML5 in the development of modern websites and applications, it's now more important than ever to learn the ins and outs of what's becoming the standard markup language of the World Wide Web.
Across the past few weeks, we've been talking about how HTML5 is the programming language of the future. But what do developers think of it?
In our last installment, we looked at how the future of Web program will be defined by the struggle between native apps and HTML5.
Many technologists predict that HTML5 will be the future of the Web since it allows developers to create Web-based apps that can run on any type of device via a standard browser. And it's hard to argue with that kind of promise.
In a recent article we talked about how Steve Jobs, back in 2010, criticized the highly-proprietary nature of Adobe's Flash.
You know HTML5 is the hot skill of the future when even its competitors admit as much.
There are two ways to find out what the "next big thing" will be in terms of programming languages and next-generation IT skill sets.
Recently we looked at how HTML5 is the language of the future given its compatibility with mobile devices and ease of use.
A recent article in ZDNet is a must-read for any IT professional looking for work or to beef up their resume. It lists the top "in-demand" skills for 2013, and some of the findings may surprise you.
2012 was the first year on record in which PC sales were lower than the previous year. That's big news, as it signals a profound shift in modern computing away from the PC and towards mobile devices and smart phones.
The one bright spot in an otherwise dismal economy has been the IT job market. Despite volatile unemployment numbers, IT jobs have remained steady.
One of the most important things for a business is to obtain a positive online presence in order to succeed.
When you have a family, it seems like there is really no good time to study.
Many people function under the belief system that if you are not good with computers, you are simply not technologically inclined, and you will never be able to learn.
When people first began working with HTML, it seemed like magic.
It is imperative that a business has an online presence in order for it to succeed. The ability to search for a business, service, or product online, is taken for granted now.
Knowledge is power and nowhere is this more apparent than in the world of web design.
Having a firm grasp of HTML5 can vastly increase your job opportunities and make you much more attractive to potential, or current, employers.
Learning how to use any new development tool like Visual Studio 2010 can be challenging, and learning a programming language like C# can be as difficult as learning the written word of another culture.
Learning a technology does not have to be a stressful task that takes away from your daily life.
There was a time when computer programming was considered something that only "geeks" did. Anyone who spent all of his or her time in front of a computer clearly had no social life.