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Original Air Date: Mar 23, 2017



Learning Web Programming


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Hyper Text Markup Language or HTML is truly the base language of the Net.

If you have have a youngster that is interested in learning how to create websites, starting with an understand of the basic code that’s used to build things is the key.

While you may see companies telling you that you can build your own website with their easy-to-use-tools, the reality is that it's limited to their pre-designed templates and tools for creating a site.

HTML may look like a foreign language at first, but once they get started learning the primary building blocks, it suddenly becomes a lot less mysterious.

A great way to start learning web skills is from Mozilla’s Webmaker web resource where you can use simple pre-made test sites to tinker with to see what happens.

It turns out that breaking things can be a really great way to learn basic web skills and Webmaker allows you to it without causing any problems.

A solid understanding of HTML has become a primary skill for more than just website creators and Mozilla’s aim is to move millions of people from just using the web to helping create it.

Mozilla’s project is at http://Webmaker.org and it is a good place for anyone that’s inquisitive about how the web really works!

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