Speaking of web front-end, we may think of HTML5 subconsciously, but in fact, HTML5 and front-end are not the same thing, so what is the relationship between HTML5 and web front-end?
What is HTML5?
HTML5 is the latest standard of HTML, and it is the fifth major revision of the application of HTML under the standard universal markup language, which is the core of Web program development. Although Java, CSS3 and HTML5 are different languages, HTML5 generally refers to HTML5, CSS3, and Java because they are often used together. This is why people often think that the web front end is HTML5.
What is web front-end development?
In the traditional sense, a website is divided into a front-end and a back-end. The front-end is the page commonly known as the page and various display effects that users often see when browsing.
Front-end development is the process of creating front-end interfaces such as web pages or apps and presenting them to users. The user interface interaction of Internet products is realized through HTML, CSS, Java and various derived technologies, frameworks, and solutions. It evolved from the production of web pages, and its name has obvious characteristics of the times. In the evolution of the Internet, web page production was a product of the Web1.0 era. The main content of early websites was static, mainly pictures and text, and the behavior of users using the website was also mainly browsing. With the development of Internet technology and the application of HTML5 and CSS3, modern web pages are more beautiful, interactive and more powerful.
The relationship between HTML5 and Web front-end development
Now HTML5 is no longer just a markup language. It provides a new framework and platform for the next generation of Web, including providing plug-in-free videos, image animations, ontology storage, and more cool and important functions, and standardizing these applications , So that the Web can easily achieve a desktop-like application experience.
For web front-end developers, HTML5’s rich tag system, similar to the built-in shortcut keys, will replace those plug-ins that complete relatively simple tasks, and can lower the technical threshold of application development. And for companies, HTML5 can change the mode and distribution of corporate online advertising, help traditional corporate IT applications mobilize, and help companies build application platforms.
Strictly speaking, HTML5 and Web front-end technology are a subordinate relationship. HTML5 is a part of front-end Web development, but the technologies involved in Web development are very broad. In addition to HTML5, you also need to learn other technologies such as CSS, div, Java, jQuery, website performance optimization, SEO, PHP basics and server-side basics.