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HTML5 Redefined Tags: New Uses for Ol...

Lego stormtroopers beating a dead horse

We’re going to teach you how some existing tags have changed with HTML5: strike, bold, italics and underline. If you are new to HTML all together, some of these tags may be new to you. That’s OK. In this post we’ll show teach you when to use these tags and when to avoid them.

Learn HTML: Special Character Codes

Special Characters

In this HTML lesson you’ll learn why some things you type in HTML need to be translated into special codes and how to use these special HTML symbols. We’ll also provide a list of the most common special characters in HTML.

Free Web Programming Classes at the S...

LGBT Center in San Francisco

Transcode: A Programming Group for Trans and Genderqueer Allies TranscodeSF provides a  free web programming class that runs weekly at the San Francisco LGBT Center, 1800 Market Street, San Francisco. TranscodeSF is a volunteer-run organization that helps trans and gender non-conforming folks gain computer programming and software engineering skills and employment in the technology industry. […]

Validate Your HTML Code

How you feel when you learn about the HTML validator

Is your code valid? This post will teach you how to validate HTML. You’ll learn how choosing the right Doctype will help you insure your page is truly valid and you’ll get tips about using the W3C Validation service effectively.

The Making of the Super Geek Video

Super Geeks

We just finished shooting the video for our theme song. The original inspiration for the theme song was hearing Rick James sing “Super Freak” on my car radio. I couldn’t help but hear “Super Geek” and decided on the spot a parody song and celebrating geekiness would capture the spirit of Learn HTML with Song—geeky, […]

HTML5 Tutorial: The New HTML5 Doctype

HTML5 Dinosaur

This is an introduction to the new and simplified doctype for HTML5 pages.This lesson focuses in more detail on the new HTML5 Doctype, and a few other changes in HTML5 that will make your coding life simpler and leaner.

Doctype: All Your Pages Need a Doctyp...

what is a doctype bunny

What is a Doctype? Why do you need one?This is a short and simple post explaining all that gobbledygook at the top of your HTML page. I’ll introduce you to the different Doctype declarations: the strict XHTML type, the transitional Doctype, the basic HTML4 Doctype, and I’ll introduce the newer, simpler, HTML5 Doctype.

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