HTML has been the backbone of the web industry. Together with CSS, HTML has helped most developers create dynamic, robust and good looking websites easily. But what has been truly a revolution and probably the biggest thing to happen to the web is HTML 5. If HTML was all about using a markup language to code web pages, HTML 5 is about taking things to the next obvious step.
HTML5 has changed the way websites are designed and built using the markup language making websites interactive and smarter. Mobile websites too have benefited from this awesome technology as smartphone users enjoy the same browsing experience as their desktop/laptop base peers. In today’s world, there is a huge craze for mobile web and application development as the user base is growing at a phenomenal rate. In fact, in the coming years, mobile based Internet usage would overshadow traditional desktop/laptop browsing. HTML5 has emerged as the frontrunner in the race when it comes to mobile development. Let us take a closer look at some of the reasons why this markup language is useful for mobile development.