View is a part of a page. It normally contains a template. It receives data from Data Source, render the data with template and then produce the final HTML.
To create a view
Go to "Development" -- "Views" on the main navigation menu
Click 'Create' to create a view.
The default template has some sample code. It has two modes, preview and source code mode.Default is preview mode.
Mouse over the preview dom element will highlight the element, click on the element will mark it with red border and open the editing options on the right panel.
Click on the "Source code" tab at the bottom switch to source code mode.
Under source code mode, you are free to change the template using HTML/CSS.
Change above source code to the a sample of list item, only static HTML code is needed.