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The Fast & Easy Way to Master The Basics of HTML5

An introduction into HTML5. Covers the basics of getting a page put together and the new features of HTML5
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Created by Gary Kind
Last updated 11/2013
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HTML is the language of the web. It is a world-wide industry standard. Now HTML5 aims to bring additional features and functionality to the language for the next phase of the web; connected devices. HTML5 will soon become ubiquitous across mobile devices and even televisions.

This course introduces the basic concepts of HTML and introduces the new features which have been added in HTML5. From creating your first page to adding useful elements to create a functional page this course covers it.

This course is perfect for beginners. If you have never done any coding, let along even know what HTML is then this course is for you. With an instructor available to answer your questions there is no better or faster way to learn HTML for Beginners!

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginners with no experience of Web Development
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What Will I Learn?
Introduction to HTML for beginners
Learn new features of HTML5
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  • PC or Apple Mac
  • Text Editor
Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 11 Lectures Collapse All 11 Lectures 57:27
HTML Introduction
2 Lectures 03:52

Here we look at what HTML5 has to offer and what we will be covering.

Preview 01:22

We look at what we need to start creating HTML5 pages. The supplementary material has all the links for the editors mentioned in the lecture.

Preview 02:30
Creating your First Page
1 Lecture 04:13

We go right into making our first page. The template is available for download in the supplementary material.

Preview 04:13
HTML5 Elements
6 Lectures 44:05

We look at the new canvas tag, one of the most versatile and powerful additions to HTML5.

Preview 12:59

Here we look at how to embed audio with controls.


Very similar, we look at how to embed video with controls.


We look at how HTML5 supports drag and drop functionality.

Drag and Drop

HTML5 adds the ability to estimate a users location, here we look at how.


Local storage is another new feature for storing data on a users local machine.

Web Storage
Wrap Up
2 Lectures 05:17
Wrap Up

We cover some resources on the web such as HTML5 and Javascript that you could use to take your learning further.

Next Steps
About the Instructor
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Developer, Author, Marketeer

Gary Kind is a highly experienced IT professional and business owner with over 25 years in and around software development and 20+ years running businesses as an individual and in partnerships.

He has a wide spread of business knowledge working in the SME sector as well as delivering KPI and financial reporting for large corporations. He has spent the past few years combining marketing with IT to cover areas such as pay per click, copywriting and conversion optimisation.

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