Mozilla has released a web page creation editing tool that steps novice users through HTML and CSS.
Dubbed “Thimble”, Mozilla bills the new tool a “webmaker”. While that term is cringeworthy, the two-paned web app is anything but. One pane offers raw HTML, with just a few basic tags. The other offers a WYSIWYG view of the HTML as you code.
Once authors deem a page complete, the service allows publication to a new Mozilla service, webmaker.org.
So far, so bland – aside from instructional floating information about each tag (at bottom left in the image below) there's not a colossal difference between Thimble and myriad HTML editors from the mid-90s. Read more...