In the conversion market, everybody is talking about ongoing virtual battle between PSD to HTML conversion vs PSD to HTML5 conversion after the official launch of HTML5. Presently, there are thousands of service providers that offer PSD to HTML / XHTML / CSS conversion services at different price segments. Afterwards HTML5, the web development and conversion market has become more intense rivalry in comparison to the last year. It's quite tough to predict who will be the next king of conversion market a year later among PSD to HTML vs PSD to HTML5.
Here, a tough comparison has been conducted between both on different parameters to find out our next king of conversion market. Before comparing the two, let's get a brief introduction about both mark-up languages.
HTML5 vs HTML
The revised version of HTML – the HTML5 has becomes the new web standard. The standard revision of HyperText Markup Language, is a most standard programming language armed with complete makeover. Most of the web developers have already started on working with this newest specification of mark-up language for describing and structuring the contents and appearance of web pages in the World Wide Web. On the other hand, Hyper Text Markup Language is a complete predominant mark-up language well accepted by web developers as a basic building-block to structure and describe web pages of a site.
When comparing languages, an individual will find out various factors distinguishing both on different parameters which can be explored below:
- In HyperText Markup Language, DOCTYPE is longer whereas DOCTYPE required to enable HTML5 documents standard mode.
- Audio <audio> and <video> Video elements are available in HTML5 whereas no such features are available in HTML.
- HTML5 supported by modern browser such as Firefox, Mozilla, Opera, Chrome, Safari whereas HTML only supports old browsers.
PSD to HTML vs PSD to HTML5 – King of conversion market a year later
Definitely the conversion market will become more mature in comparison to the past year but it's really difficult to predict the future whether HTML5 is the end of PSD-to-HTML services or a fresh beginning of PSD-to-HTML5 services in the modern conversion market . However, one thing for sure true is that the scope of converting PSD-to-HTML will remain the same or even increase more in the era of HTML5 when it comes to create modern web portals. This is because of the simple reason that the issues like unformatted and unstructured XHTML-CSS codes cannot be resolved by HTML5 backward compatibility and error handling ability.
The 5th major revision of the core language cannot underestimate the significant importance of PSD-to-XHTML. If paying attention towards real-world development needs of the language, one can say that there will be less demand for PSD to (X) HTML / CSS conversion services. The reason is simple – the HTML5 brings a few exciting new elements and attributes as well as updates already in use HyperText Markup Language code under its umbrella.The newest HyperText Markup Language specification comes with scripting application programming interfaces (APIs), Web Forms 2.0, another WHATWG specification, new "semantic" tags, error handling capability and backward compatibility etc.
HTML5 backed with interesting features and hereby, strongly influencing the PSD-to-HTML services. At this point, one can predict specific PSD to HTML5 conversion too. Whether PSD to HTML will be the next king of conversion market or PSD to HTML5 a year later among – time will show.