This high-level scripting language can easily insert dynamic text into web pages written in HTML. Introduced by Netscape, it runs on the client side of the browser.
What is HTML
HTML or HyperText Markup Language is the most basic language used in creating web pages. It is the most basic building block on the web. It is used to define the meaning and structure of web content.
Formats plain text to give it proper structure. HTML files are stored in memory with an .html or .htm extension.
|Definition||An advanced programming language that makes web pages more interactive and attractive. It is a programming language.||The most basic language for creating web pages on the web. It is a markup language.|
|Use||Gives static web pages dynamic functionality.||Provides static content on web pages that cannot be changed.|
|Platform||Any web browser can display static content.||The code runs only on the JS engine.|
|Community||Under the ECMA TC-39 Committee.||Under W3C and WHATWG.|
|Compatibility||It does not have cross-browser compatibility. Supported by functionalities-based browsers.||It has cross-browser compatibility. Compatible with all browsers.|
|Standardization||It has been standardized by ECMA.||It has been standardized by W3C and WHATWG.|
|Generality||It is used in many client and server-side environments.||It is used by most sites on the World Wide Web.|