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What is HTML5?

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.

What is Visual Basic?

Visual Basic is derived from BASIC and enables the rapid application development (RAD) of graphical user interface (GUI) applications, access to databases using Data Access Objects, Remote Data Objects, or ActiveX Data Objects, and creation of ActiveX controls and objects.

What is COBOL?

COBOL was one of the first programming languages to be standardised: the first COBOL standard was issued by ANSI in 1968. COBOL is primarily used in business, finance, and administrative systems for companies and governments.

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    Companies

    What companies use HTML5?
    2650 companies on StackShare use HTML5
    What companies use Visual Basic?
    10 companies on StackShare use Visual Basic
    What companies use COBOL?
    2 companies on StackShare use COBOL

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with HTML5?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with HTML5
    What tools integrate with Visual Basic?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Visual Basic
    What tools integrate with COBOL?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with COBOL

    What are some alternatives to HTML5, Visual Basic, and COBOL?

    • JavaScript - Lightweight, interpreted, object-oriented language with first-class functions
    • PHP - A popular general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited to web development
    • Python - Python is a clear and powerful object-oriented programming language, comparable to Perl, Ruby, Scheme, or Java.
    • Java - A concurrent, class-based, object-oriented, language specifically designed to have as few implementation dependencies as possible

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