HTML 5 the future of modern web!!!

What is HTML?

HTML stands for Hyper Text Markup Language. The language interpreted by every browser available online. HTML is the backbone of every website. All the web pages which start with http:// are made of HTML documents.  HTML defines the structure and layout of a web document by using a variety of tags and attributes.

Evolution of HTML:

Tim Berners-Lee was the person who invented HTML language. He launched the first version in the year 1991. As years passed there were many additions made and many development tools introduced which used to work with HTML and make the web experience better for the users. HTML was released in various versions starting from HTML 2.0, HTML 3.2, HTML 4.0 and HTML 5.0. Every version of HTML came with new features and additions to the previous one.



New Features in HTML 5:

  • The Canvas element for drawing
  • The video and audio elements for media playback
  • Better support for local offline storage
  • New content specific elements, like article, footer, header, nav, section
  • New form controls, like calendar, date, time, email, url, search…
  • HTML5 features detailed algorithms for parsing errors & suggest how error should be handled

New APIs introduced in HTML5:

  • Timed media playback
  • Offline Web Applications
  • Document editing
  • Drag and Drop
  • Cross- document messaging
  • Browser History Management
  • Micro Data
  • Web Storage, a key-value pair storage framework that provides behavior similar to cookies but with larger storage capacity and improved API.
  • Scalable vector graphics
  • Geo Location – The Most important API Introduced


Why use HTML5?

  • HTML 5 reaches all the devices and helps you build responsive pages which are compatible with Desktop, Mobile, Tablet, tv
  • HTML 5 has inbuilt flash player and removes the necessity for the user to download and install flash player for watching videos online
  • New HTML form elements can validate themselves
  • Develop games using HTML 5
  • With HTML 5 you can develop mobile applications which can be used in both Android and IOS Platforms
  • All the major websites are now using HTML5 for example Facebook, Google, yahoo etc.,.

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Why Photoshop!!!!

Introduction to Photoshop:

An image editing software developed and manufactured by Adobe Systems Inc. Photoshop is considered one of the leaders in photo editing software. This software allows users to manipulate, crop, resize, and correct color on digital photos. The software is particularly popular amongst professional photographers and graphic designers. – As per Business Dictionary

Adobe Photoshop CS6 is the currently used version which was released on 7th of May 2012. Adobe Photoshop released it in two editions: Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Photoshop Extended, with the Extended having extra 3D image creation, motion graphics editing, and advanced image analysis features.  Adobe Photoshop is hands down, the most popular program for creating and modifying images for the web. With it, you can create web design mock-ups that can later on be converted to a functional HTML/CSS template.


Why use Photoshop for Web?

  • Gives you a Visual understanding about the look of your Website or project which you are working on
  • Has wide range of colors to choose from and gives you easy options to change the colors of the elements on the page at any point of time
  • Create layers which helps you control the page by each layer and have a better view of the page layer wise.
  • Photoshop comes with built-in CSS features which generates the CSS code automatically
  • Tools which help you create high resolution independent graphics
  • Generator Feature for faster generation of Web assets
  • You can integrate 3D effects on your page using the features in Photoshop

Significance of Photoshop in Web Design:

  • Mocking-up websites is much faster in Photoshop than it is by writing HTML & CSS by hand. It’s much easier to play around with and changing a variety of designs using Photoshop
  • In the current world the emphasis is mostly given to the design of the website and Photoshop helps the creativity to come on the website with the wide variety of tools and options
  • Photoshop is the most popular and widely used photo editing tool because it offers web designers tons of tools to create and edit photographs, logos and website exactly the way they want
  • Photoshop offer you the opportunity to design stylish and attractive websites and its elements such as logos and navigation
  • Easy usage and spectacular designs in Photoshop is what makes it different from other image editing and web designing software

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@LearnSocial ‘We will change the way you learn’

@LearnSocial we offer variety of technology based and soft skills related course for complete beginners, professionals and anyone who is interested in learning. Don’t you think it’s easy to choose the time and place of your own and study; instead of being there on time and learning from a trainer? We give you that platform where we will have live instructor led interactive classes and you will learn from variety of media like graphs, pictures, articles and videos. You will also have the opportunity to revisit the same page or watch the same class as many number of times and you would like to without anyone giving you a stale look!

We have built a global platform for e-learning which helps you acquire new skills. You can take the courses at your own convenience and the timings for the classes are designed in such a way that everyone can participate. No matter where you are located or at what part of the day you have time to spare LearnSocial enables you to learn, irrespective of your location and at your own chosen time.  It reaches from School kids to high level professionals and can be accessed all across the globe.

Keeping in mind the benefits provided by E-Learning, We @LearnSocial provide the following facilities to all our users:

Live Instructor led Interactive classes:

All the classes are conducted through LIVE Video Streaming, where anyone can interact with the instructor by speaking, chatting and sharing your screen. Instructor will teach through his screen sharing and by using other technology tools.

Classes from Industry Experts:

@LearnSocial, we have an instructor community of industry professionals who are working in leading organizations and are veteran in their respective fields. These experts belong to various industries and are willing to share their talent with users like you. These industry professionals have rich experience in corporate training and have conducted several workshops at various institutes and organizations.

Example oriented – objective based learning:

The Instructors would be providing you with real time examples in all our courses and we would ensure that by the end of this course you will be able to acquire a new skill and utilize the same. Each session will be followed by practical assignments which can be finished before the next class.

24×7 Support

Our 24×7 expert support team will be available to help through email, phone or live chat for any issues you may face during the course. We will also help you to set up the working environment for practice on your own machine.  We are just a call away and would be available for any questions, help or support which you require during the term of your course or even after the course is done.

Unlimited access to the course material:

We provide you with life time access to the course material and the videos of the live classes. You can always get back to the video post your session if you have missed anything or if you want to watch the same again.

End of course project

We believe in making people learn and execute simultaneously and see the instantaneous results. One can truly master his skills with hands on experience on a real life application. Learners have to handle projects built by world class companies such as Google, Facebook, Yahoo and Microsoft, to develop relevant industry skills. Our Instructors will support, mentor and cheer you on every step till you finish your project.

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Prominence of Web Designing

What is Web Design?
Web design encompasses many different skills and disciplines in the production and maintenance of websites. The different areas of web design include web graphic design; interface design; authoring, including standardized code and proprietary software; user experience design; and search engine optimization. Often many individuals will work in teams covering different aspects of the design process, although some designers will cover them all. The term web design is normally used to describe the design process relating to the front-end (client side) design of a website including writing mark up. Web design partially overlaps web engineering in the broader scope of web development. Web designers are expected to have an awareness of usability and if their role involves creating markup then they are also expected to be up to date with web accessibility guidelines.

Why web design?
There are over 1 billion websites in the world currently as per the live stats. 16million websites are added every month. There was a 40% increase in the websites from 2013 to 2014 as per the latest analysis. The web today is a growing universe of interlinked web pages and web apps, teeming with videos, photos, and interactive content.

In the current world website is one of the most important medium that can be used to reach new customers and generate more sales. Businesses are rapidly going online to reach out to larger global audiences and equipping their customers with apps that help them connect instantly with just a click of a button.

Importance of designing a good Website for any business 

Great web design instills trust in your business. According to web credibility research from Stanford, 75% of users admit to making judgments about a company’s credibility based on their website’s design.

In a day and age where 85% of B2B customers search the web before making a purchase decision, your website has the best chance of being a prospect’s “first impression” of your company and offerings. And it turns out, the look and feel of your website are the primary drivers of those first impressions.

  •  First impressions are 94% design-related. The quality of the content on the website matters a lot. But even the best content is rendered powerless when it’s embedded in poor design. Studies of user behavior have found that visual appeal and website navigation have the biggest influence on people’s first impressions of your brand.
  • Positive first impressions lead to higher satisfaction. The initial impression that a user gets from your site can have a priming effect on how they perceive future interactions with your business. Research shows that positive priming can boost user satisfaction and, as you might expect, negative first impressions put significant drag on user satisfaction.
  • Positive first impressions lead to higher satisfaction. The initial impression that a user gets from your site can have a priming effect on how they perceive future interactions with your business. Research shows that positive priming can boost user satisfaction and, as you might expect, negative first impressions put significant drag on user satisfaction.

Visual appeal matters a lot for any website. And nowhere is that more true than on the web. Today’s Internet user has infinite options about where to commit their attention. And, as the research shows, they form their opinion about your website in milliseconds.

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