The Complete Guide to Markup Languages

HTML logoMarkup languages are used to annotate or contextualize text in a way that is human readable and easy for a computer program to parse. The most common example of a markup language is HTML (HyperText Markup Language), which is the basis for every web site today. XML (Extensible Markup Language) is another popular markup language, and is used as the basis for a number of formats like those used by Microsoft Office.

This guide will introduce you to markup languages such as HTML and XML, discuss their history, and show you how you how to create your own markup language documents.

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