HTML5 vs Java: What are the differences?
HTML5: 5th major revision of the core language of the World Wide Web. HTML5 is a core technology markup language of the Internet used for structuring and presenting content for the World Wide Web. As of October 2014 this is the final and complete fifth revision of the HTML standard of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C). The previous version, HTML 4, was standardised in 1997; Java: A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible. Java is a programming language and computing platform first released by Sun Microsystems in 1995. There are lots of applications and websites that will not work unless you have Java installed, and more are created every day. Java is fast, secure, and reliable. From laptops to datacenters, game consoles to scientific supercomputers, cell phones to the Internet, Java is everywhere!.
HTML5 and Java can be primarily classified as "Languages" tools.
"New doctype", "Local storage" and "Canvas" are the key factors why developers consider HTML5; whereas "Great libraries", "Widely used" and "Excellent tooling" are the primary reasons why Java is favored.
9GAG, Asana, and Fitbit are some of the popular companies that use HTML5, whereas Java is used by Airbnb, Uber Technologies, and Spotify. HTML5 has a broader approval, being mentioned in 3136 company stacks & 3374 developers stacks; compared to Java, which is listed in 2378 company stacks and 2633 developer stacks.
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