Web technology for developers

The open Web presents incredible opportunities for developers. To take full advantage of these technologies, you need to know how to use them. Below you'll find links to our Web technology documentation.

Documentation for Web developers

Web Developer Guide

The Web Developer Guide provides useful how-to content to help you actually use Web technologies to do what you want or need to do.

Tutorials for Web developers

A list of tutorials to take you step-by-step through learning APIs, technologies, or broad topic areas.

Progressive web apps (PWAs)

Progressive Web Apps are web apps that use emerging web browser APIs and features along with traditional progressive enhancement strategy to bring a native app-like user experience to cross-platform web applications.

Web technology references

Web APIs

Reference material for each of the individual APIs that comprise the Web's powerful scriptability, including the DOM and all of the related APIs and interfaces you can use to build Web content and apps.


HyperText Markup Language is the language used to describe and define the content of a Web page.


Cascading Style Sheets are used to describe the appearance of Web content.


JavaScript is a programming language used to add interactivity to a website.


Events are actions or occurrences that happen in the system you are programming, which the system tells you about so your code can react to them.


Scalable Vector Graphics let you describe images as sets of vectors and shapes in order to allow them to scale smoothly regardless of the size at which they're drawn.


The Mathematical Markup Language makes it possible to display complex mathematical equations and syntax.

Web Components

Web Components are custom elements that you can define and reuse in your apps.