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5 Awesome Tutorials to Kick-Start your Web Programming Projects

A few decades after its birth, the Internet has exploded and now it has taken over the world. Because of this, web programming is become more prevalent by the day.

HTML is the language of the world wide web and with HTML5 new amazing capabilities have been added to our browsers.

At the same time, JavaScript has built the modern web. Absent that, our online experience wouldn’t be the same.

On top of JavaScript, multiple frameworks have been build to facilitate rapid development, including jQuery, AngularJS and more.

Overall, the significant rise of web programming cannot be ignored. For this reason, we have compiled a list of great articles from our fellow Geeks at Web Code Geeks. It will help you delve into the world of web development and build some project of your own. Here they are:

1. Top 10 Major Advantages of HTML5

HTML5 is the newest version of the HyperText Markup Language that was developed in the late 80’s in order to describe documents that linked to each other. In it’s early days, HTML’s role was simple, to help describe a document’s structure and to allow cross-linking of documents.

Today the language has grown substantially and it’s gained two allies that are closely associated with it. CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is supposed to help HTML look great by describing the way that the document is supposed to look. JavaScript is supposed to build interactivity.

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2. HTML5 Development Tools List

Ever wanted to start your web project from scratch, but never knew how and where to find the right tools? Well, you’re in the right place. In this thorough article we’ll be explaining essential tools like editors, websites, libraries and frameworks that will boost productivity and help you kickstart your HTML5 project.

Web projects usually include lots of effort in coding and shortcuts on several aspects are of great help on those things that take up to much of your time and are not your main focus in the project.

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3. HTML5 and CSS3 Code Generator Tools List

HTML5 is one of the most popular language amongst developers and designers as it provides number of functionality and assists developers to easily design web applications.

HTML5 has many attributes such as modern browser support (like Firefox 6, Google Chrome, IE9 etc.), structure specific tags, visual elements like rounded corners are now built in, drag and drop interactive, new video, audio and canvas elements and many more.

HTML5 and CSS3 are bringing new features to us and in this article you’ll be able to find some great tools, cheat sheets and much more you could need to master these new features.

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4. An End-to-End AngularJS Guide

This isn’t a new eBook, a paperback or an online tutorial. I’ve been writing about Angular since it was in beta and have lots of material I believe is useful for developers with all levels of experience.
Instead of forcing you to search haphazardly, this blog post organizes the content so you can jump directly to the post that you need.

The links have been organized into the following sections:

  • Background
  • Essentials
  • Advanced Topics
  • Testing
  • Examples
  • Best Practices
  • Modernizing Apps

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5. jQuery AJAX Example

The aim of this example is to give you a full understanding of AJAX, which stands for Asynchronous Javascript and XML. Ajax is not a programming language or a tool, but a concept. Ajax is a client-side script that communicates to and from a server/database without the need for a postback or a complete page refresh.

The best definition for Ajax would be “the method of exchanging data with a server, and updating parts of a web page – without reloading the entire page.” Ajax itself is mostly a generic term for various JavaScript techniques used to connect to a web server dynamically without necessarily loading multiple pages. In a more narrowly-defined sense, it refers to the use of XmlHttpRequest objects to interact with a web server dynamically via JS.

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Ilias Tsagklis

Ilias is a software developer turned online entrepreneur. He is co-founder and Executive Editor at Java Code Geeks.
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