17 Years Experience
I first learned HTML back in 1995. There wasn't much to it back then, and in all honesty, until HTML5 came along, not much changed.
A New Era in Layout
HTML5 brings with it several new tags to markup with:
These new tags give us a better semantic understanding of a document (good for computers, and humans viewing source!) Â They also give us new "hooks" to use in our CSS documents, something I am quite fond of.