It's not just starlets going under the knife. The venerable Hypertext Markup Language is getting a face lift, too. Hardly shocking, the now-decades-old HTML format is struggling to keep pace with innovation. After all, HTML was invented to structure and package documents, not Web applications.

  1. With the advent of video and audio tags, HTML 5 obsolesces the most common uses of Adobe® Flash® and Microsoft® Silverlight™, too, freeing developers and consumers from those proprietary solutions.


Atiba Persuad
January 21, 2012