Web & HTML Introduction | Code Editor Setup

Web & HTML Introduction | Code Editor Setup

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Sure, I can provide you with an introduction to web development and setting up a code editor for HTML.

Web Development

Web development is the process of building websites and web applications using various programming languages and technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and more. HTML is the standard markup language used to create the structure and content of web pages, while CSS is used to style and layout the content, and JavaScript is used to add interactivity and functionality.

Code Editor Setup

To create HTML files, you need a code editor that can handle HTML syntax highlighting, formatting, and other helpful features. Here’s how to set up a code editor for HTML:

  1. Choose a Code Editor: There are several popular code editors available, such as Visual Studio Code, Sublime Text, Atom, and more. Choose the one that suits your needs and preferences.
  2. Install the Code Editor: Download and install the code editor of your choice from their official website.
  3. Open the Code Editor: Open the code editor on your computer.
  4. Create a New File: Create a new file in the code editor by clicking on the “File” menu and selecting “New File” or by pressing the shortcut key “Ctrl + N” or “Cmd + N”.
  5. Save the File: Save the file with an appropriate name and the .html extension, such as “index.html”. This will ensure that the file is recognized as an HTML file.
  6. Start Writing HTML: You can start writing HTML code in the editor, using the appropriate tags to create the structure and content of your web page.
  7. Preview the Web Page: Once you’ve written some HTML code, you can preview the web page by opening it in a web browser. To do this, simply right-click on the file in the code editor and select “Open with” and then choose your preferred web browser.
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