The difference between HTML5 and web front-end

When it comes to web front-end technology, most people instinctively think of HTML5. Coupled with the popularity of apps and mini programs in recent years, web front-end development and HTML5 development have also become exceptionally popular. Some basic beginners or laypeople can easily equate HTML5 with a web front-end, so what are the differences between HTML5 and a web front-end?

What is a web front-end?

The main responsibility is to develop client products using various web technologies such as HTML/CSS/Java/Flash (X). Complete the development of client programs (that is, browser side), develop Java and Flash modules, and combine the background development technology to simulate the overall effect, carry out Web development that enriches the Internet, and strive to improve the user experience through technology.

What is HTML5

HTML5 technology language is actually a collection of technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JS and other technologies. Web front-end, on the other hand, is a profession that has evolved from web designers in China since 2005. Technically speaking, there are many technologies involved in web front-end, including HTML5, as well as JSON, AJAX, DOM, and so on. However, it also depends on the specific company, as different companies have different technical requirements for web front-end developers.

What are the advantages of HTML5?

For the Internet field, HTML5 is no longer just a markup language. It provides a new framework and platform for the next generation of Web, including plug-in free video, image animation, ontology storage and more important functions, and standardizes these applications, so that the Web can easily achieve desktop like application experience.

For programmers, the characteristic of HTML5 is revolutionary, and the biggest advantage of HTML5 applications is that they can be directly debugged and modified on web pages. The developers of the original application may need to put in a lot of effort to achieve the effects of HTML5, constantly repeating coding, debugging, and running.

For SEO, HTML5 is beneficial for search engines to crawl and index website content, provide more features and better user experience, and help improve website usability and interactivity.

What is the difference between web front-end and HTML5

In general, web front-end technology development engineers not only need to be proficient in development but also in mobile development. That is to say, people who know web front-end technology also know HTML5 technology. That is to say, HTML5 and web front-end technology are in a subordinate relationship. HTML5 is a part of front-end web development, but web development encompasses a wide range of technologies. In addition to HTML5, you also need to learn other technologies such as CSS, div, Java, jQuery, website performance optimization, PHP basics, and server-side basics.