HTML: The Foundation of All Programming Languages

Fintelics
5 min readDec 1, 2021

HTML: The Foundation of All Programming Languages

The world is growing digitally, and as every aspect of our lives adapts to these digital advances, the demand for software developers and professionals is skyrocketing each day. Hence, adequate knowledge of programming languages has become essential for software professionals. Programming languages lie at the epicenter of this evolving field of computer science.

If you are new to the field of software development, learning a new programming language or framework is crucial to your survival in the field.

Not sure where to start? Don’t worry; HTML is here for you!

HTML stands for HyperText Markup Language. Now, do not let the simple name fool you, though; HTML is one of the most accessible and important stepping stones into the world of programming languages. Basically, HTML is a markup language. This means that it can carry out the formatting of the appearance of the website.

It does not have the same features as other programming languages but can do wonders when it comes to creating and structuring text on a website. Some of the key parts of the HTML domain include sections, paragraphs, headings, and links.

According to Google Trends, HTML has the highest research capacity among web development programming languages. HTML is so important because it can describe words, pictures, voice, URL, and animation, among others. Client-side development is a process for producing HTML (or other programming languages) for the website so that people can interact with it.

That being said, let’s dive deep into the world of HTML.

Advantages of HTML

1. HTML is Simple to Use and Easy to Learn

HTML is a very simple language; it is easy to learn and understand. It is the first language that one will go through if they are learning web development. HTML is not case sensitive and has simple tags that serve a specific purpose. One can easily understand another programmer’s code and can make the required changes as there isn’t a lot more to understand in it.

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