Is HTML5 the new Windows? | TechCrunch – Linkis.com

If you are as old as me, you remember the transition from MS DOS to Windows in the early 1990s. Might the arrival of new cloud-based apps that run in a web browser and store their data in the cloud…

Source: Is HTML5 the new Windows? | TechCrunch – Linkis.com

This is an interesting article that puts some of coding history into perspective for those of us going forward in the digital world. While I do remember the shift from MS-DOS to Windows 3.0, I wasn’t a programmer, and knew just a little bit about that sort of thing–I knew the basics. I regret that I didn’t do more to learn things then, and progress with the times. Not that I’d necessarily be a programmer/developer, but at least know more for better understanding, and it would lend itself well to my technical writing.

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Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has recently started her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, and BASF North America, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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