Microsoft HTA/Basic concepts
Welcome to the Computernewb Wiki Microsoft HTA tutorial! HTA is a simple way to make desktop programs for Windows computers with Internet Explorer. It uses a similar syntax to HTML; in fact, HTA is just HTML with specialized extensions to allow for desktop programs to be made. HTA programs use the .hta file extension.
Getting started with HTA is easy! If you know how to write an HTML web page, then you're already on your way to mastering HTA. Let's start with a simple Hello World program:
As you can see, the special HTA-related attributes such as
APPLICATIONNAME are located in the
HTA:APPLICATION element, which is located in the
head element. All window style attributes go into the