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The Definitive Guide to HTML5 by Adam Freeman

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C H A P T E R  2

Getting Ready

Before you start, you need to do a small amount of preparation. You need some basic tools for all web development, and there is one piece of software you will need if you want to re-create some of the advanced examples later in the book.

The good news about web development tools is that there are plenty of free and open-source choices available. All of the tools I used when developing the examples for this book are available freely. Once you have made you selections, you can begin your HTML5 journey.

Selecting a Browser

The most important tool you'll need for this book is a browser. Throughout this book, I refer to the mainstream browsers, by which I mean the desktop versions of the following:

  • Google Chrome ...

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