MDN web doc is pretty boiled down to someone like me. However, fi you really want to get into the nitty gritty technicalities, there is always the W3C specification website detailing the standards that get put into the HTML language, and the upcoming drafts of what might be supoprted or dropped in the future HTML version.
I just need the basic and usually people phrasing read documentation if we are learning a language so I wonder if this source count as “documentation” like people recommended to read or just another summary of html and css.
I am not sure what I am looking for maybe just the general information like
Do keep in mind that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t skip over courses or lessons.
Lessons and courses are made so that you already get the most boiled down information that is ready to be used. It is written using another person’s point of view to make what is the fastest way for you to learn from start until beginning.
A documentation in the other hand, is a page to document every single thing in a language/all/library/framework. How it is used, and what are the specifications etc. It is more like a engineer’s manual guide combined with a thesaurus.
That is how i think documentation differs from lesson or courses.
Since HTML is made from an organization and individuals and not based on a company, multiple people have made documentaries that tries to explain its best use, concerns and the structure of the documentation on their own.
So here are few preferences of “documentations” that i recommend due to its ease of use:
and the OG specification documents:
However, these are just my opinion. You can (or must) pick the right source of information that suits your style to get the information you are looking for. There are a lot out there.