HTML 5: The Next Big Thing for Content

Roger and Mike

“Hypertext Mark-up Language 5 (HTML 5) is just a programming language.” As programming languages go, HTML 5 may be unusually disruptive. The web needs HTML 5. Technology is one factor in favor of HTML 5, but timing may be as important.


Who should learn to program?

Chris Dixon

There has recently been a lot of talk in the tech world and beyond about getting more people to learn computer programming. Programming is a great foundation for a tech/startup career. I suspect one of the reasons for the low number of CS majors is people don’t realize all the non-programming opportunities that are opened up by background in programming. Programming is an important part of being “culturally literate.”

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Learning Programming has Never Been Easier

Startup Houston

Have you considered a captivating career in writing web pages, applications and other types of programming? Breaking into a tech career via programming has never been easier, thanks to a new type of school, the code academy. Are you tired of working the oil and gas rigs?

What Tools You Need When You Start a Testing Program


Once you’ve established the right mindset for a successful program you are still going to need a number of tools to enable you to test and to get value from your actions. I will present a few of the key tools that you will need in order to get a program underway.

Programming Resources

Spencer Fry

I started learning to program in earnest at the beginning of February 2012. Since then, I've compiled the programming resources that got me to where I am today. Learn Ruby the Hard Way is what I started with when I began programming.

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50 Places You Can Learn to Code (for Free) Online


If you’re curious about learning a programming language then you’re in luck: there’s no shortage of resources for learning how to code online. Many big names in education including MIT and Stanford offer programming courses, absolutely free.

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Where Can You Go If You Want To Learn PHP?


Although WordPress uses several different programming languages – HTML, CSS, MySQL and JavaScript, to name a few – PHP is what primarily drives the platform’s backend. Professionalisms AJ Morris PHP programming

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Top Tips For Becoming a Web Developer in 2017

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Think about HTML and CSS Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML) is not a programming language, it’s the language that each web page on the internet is composed of. has a range of tutorials on HTML to help you get started. Learn a web programming language e.g


Promoting Audiobooks with Audible Affiliate Program An Internet Entrepreneur's Journey

That’s where the Audible Affiliate Program comes into the picture. Audible is an Amazon company that focuses exclusively on audiobooks and, not unlike Amazon, it has a very robust affiliate program. The Audible affiliate program is effectively powered, monitored, and managed with Commission Junction. That takes one big step out of the way, but you still have to apply for the Audible affiliate program through CJ.

How to Build and Structure a Conversion Optimization Team


To start, here’s what I recommend: On a scale of five bars, hire someone who has five bars for strategy and maybe two to three bars for technical chops–specifically familiarity with html, css, and javascript are valuable at the start.

6 Things You Need to Learn To Build Your Own Prototype

Vinicius Vacanti

Web servers are the software sitting on your server that is responsible for receiving the request from the user and sending back a response, usually in HTML, that the user’s browser will display. Web application frameworks are responsible for receiving the request and generating the html page that will get sent back to the user. Tools: I use Textmate to do most of my programming. HTML is the format that web browsers expect for web pages.

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Real life MVC: How to use MVCMailer to send Html emails in MVC3

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

Programming tips and tricks mvc mvcmailerRecently I found a nuget package that allows me to use MVC Views and Layouts to define how my emails should look like, in a similar way as how mailer works in Ruby on Rails. This article will show you how I integrated it into my online weekly planner WeekPlan. Set up of the [.].

Lean Hiring in a Lean Startup

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

Youve started by constructing a very basic minimum viable product such as a landing page or static html pages, and have seen a pretty good response to your idea. Web 2.0

How I Learned to Code

Vinicius Vacanti

I took my programming books with me on vacation. I had to learn endless things including HTML/CSS, MySQL, Python/Django, Javascript, AJAX, nginx and more. Next posts on how to acquire users for free and how to raise a Series A.

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Lessons Learned: Why PHP won

Startup Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned by Eric Ries Monday, January 12, 2009 Why PHP won When I first learned to program on the web, Perl + CGI was the dominant platform. For example, I have repeatedly taught PHP to complete novices in several companies, including people who had never before programmed at all. PHP encourages one of the worst programming heresies of all: intermixing code and presentation logic in a giant mish-mash. Its a lot of work to learn a new programming language.

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LinkedIn engineering’s client-side template evaluation

Niall Kennedy's Blog

A useful read when evaluating dynamic HTML templates. ProgrammingLinkedIn shares their evaluation process for choosing a client-side templating solution from 18 different options across 15 formal metrics. They ultimately chose dust.js to replace their Java Servlets and JSP. [W]e W]e found that for any non-trivial view, none of the templating options worked well across client and server unless the server could also execute JavaScript.

4 Essential Skills for Bootstrapping Start-Ups

Inc Startups

The Internet has produced a wealth of free channels and programs over the past decade to help you reach prospective buyers. Adobe offers tutorial videos , and there are books, magazines and how-to guides devoted to the program as well. Basic HTML and CSS.


From Punch Cards to Implants

Feld Thoughts

It’s not lost on me that the name of the show appears to be “end scorpion” so either someone in Hollywood is being too cute for their own good or they are clueless about HTML. My second program was on a computer at Richland College shortly thereafter.

6 Things You Need to Learn To Build Your Own Prototype

Vinicius Vacanti

Web servers are the software sitting on your server that is responsible for receiving the request from the user and sending back a response, usually in HTML, that the user’s browser will display. Web application frameworks are responsible for receiving the request and generating the html page that will get sent back to the user. Tools: I use Textmate to do most of my programming. HTML is the format that web browsers expect for web pages.

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What Is the Hypernet?

Roger and Mike

For more than a decade, the web has been stuck with HTML 4 as its platform and Flash as its media format. I believe the new ecosystem will be based on HTML 5. So I spent the past year developing and deploying HTML 5 functionality on behalf of my band, Moonalice.


Why I Learned To Code

Nick O'Neill

All the code I had done up to this point was HTML on a Geocities website. Programming Coding CreatingI’m writing this post to join the whole meme surrounding Jeff Atwood’s original post telling people why they shouldn’t learn to code.


Why Web Presence Is A Necessity For Your Business


Web designers have many programs for designing the website. Web developers are programmers who take the finished work of the designer and makes the website functioning with various programs like HTML, CSS, coding and CMS.

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The End of the Web? Don’t Bet on It. Here’s Why

Both Sides of the Table

We wrote programs that existed solely on a centralized computer (a mainframe), all of our data was stored centrally and all processing was centralized. It’s central standard was HTML (hyper text markup language) that described how we would show data on computer screens.

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How HTML5 Is Aiding in Cross-Platform Development

The reason we included Rhodes in this roundup — despite being a Ruby tool — is that it uses HTML, CSS and JavaScript in its views. That means that HTML can be used for the interface aspect of the app — even if Ruby is what is powering the work on the backend.


Coding Is the New Business Bilingual

Duct Tape Marketing

The new business bilingual is programming. Programming apps and websites is no longer the turf of those geeks in IT, it’s a skill that better show up on your resume and in your problem solving toolkit in the next brainstorming session. HTML Rocks – [link].

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I think bootstrapping might be impossible for non-programmers

The Startup Toolkit

If you want to get into startups and you don’t already know programmers who enjoy working with you, then I seriously suggest you start learning to program immediately. I suggest the following: Learn enough html/css to build a personal portfolio site. 90% of programming is figuring out that you can google the answer to just about every problem (and having a broad idea of what you might be looking for).

Are Marketers Now Required to be Engineers Too?

Startup Marketing Blog

Despite limited HTML skills and no design talent, I was able to make all the necessary changes and still keep the key design templates that were custom created by a talented designer. An important step that is also taking place is automation of the marketing programs that work. As much as I hate to admit it, online marketers with engineering backgrounds often have a significant advantage over non-engineering marketers. They are simply much more capable of “getting stuff done.”

Best Of Both Worlds: Mixing HTML5 And Native Code

As such, much of the user interface, perhaps the entire interface, would be done in HTML. HTML For Rich Document Layout. Documents such as this are what HTML does best. Another approach will be covered in an upcoming section where updates to the HTML content are stored locally.


High On “App-titude”: Why Android Development Is Fast Becoming A Popular Career In IT


Some of these specific technical skills are: Java: It is a requirement to be fluent in the programming languages in Java. Familiarity with APIs: A lot of apps today have a network-based element making it sometimes essential to work with different application program interfaces (APIs).

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What Jonah @Peretti, CEO of BuzzFeed, Sees in the Future of Digital Media

Both Sides of the Table I moved to Los Angeles in 2007 and as a VC who had built his career as a programmer, database designer, program manager, CEO then VP Products at Salesforce, I wanted to build a portfolio of software investments. BuzzFeed.

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10 Questions Your API Documentation Must Answer

Launch Any

While some view API reference documentation as the place to do that, I often recommend using Markdown or HTML-based introductory guides to capture concepts, common vocabulary, and high-level resource definitions. Effective communication is the most important factor for API success.

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How I went from beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

The Next Web

It would be a lie to say I had absolutely no experience, but the experience I had prior to this process was limited to my engineering 101 course, where we learned how to draft algorithms and make small programs in C++ and Matlab.

Transitioning To a Mobile Centric World

If you happen to be a sports fan (I am), one of the coolest features to emerge in our lifetime is the ability to program your DVR remotely. When I am sitting at my desktop at work with the browser open and high-speed bandwidth at my fingertips and want to program my DVR, I pick up my iPhone.

6 Things Exceptional Leaders Do Better

Inc Startups

For certain, the graduating seniors are convinced that technical skills, such as being fluent in a programming language like HTML , are key factors to becoming a great leader in the future. Exceptional leaders differentiate themselves by doing a few things better.

You Don't Know JavaScript

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

Advanced closures such as self-memoizing functions, currying, and partially applied functions Function and html prototyping, the prototype chain, and how to use base JavaScript objects and functions (e.g. Create a simple html page and start playing around with the above concepts. Web 2.0

How to Hunt Programmers for Your Startup - A Field Guide


The beauty of programming is that you take a concept and turn it into reality with just typing some stuff into the computer. anyone who doesn't program). This post is admittedly the outcome of a conversation with a few people over some beers.

CEOs Learn to Speak in Code

Inc Startups

Executives are learning the benefits of learning programming languages. It was difficult, with a very limited knowledge of Web development and programming, for Reyland to understand the cause of those delays. So Reyland set out to learn Ruby, a programming language Byte Dept.

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Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons: Why You Need to Learn.

Web 2.0 Development and Business Lessons

A high level of interaction was out of reach for most companies as the majority of their client-side developers lacked the programming fundamentals to develop large scale JS based tools, while back-end developers refused to venture into client-side programming. Web 2.0


What we can learn from the evolution of Content Management Systems

The Next Web

1st phase (late 90s, early 00s): New Web programming languages and frameworks. At that time, websites were built using a simple text editor and HTML was edited manually. Developers used PHP, Perl and similar programming languages to build websites. Viktor Marohni?

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