From the Publisher
Suddenly, everyone's talking about HTML5, and ready or not, you
need to get acquainted with this powerful new development in web
and application design. Some of its new features are already being
implemented by existing browsers, and much more is around the
Written by developers who have been using the new language for the
past year in their work, this book shows you how to start adapting
the language now to realize its benefits on today's browsers.
Rather than being just an academic investigation, it concentrates
on the practical-the problems HTML5 can solve for you right away.
By following the book's hands-on HTML5 code examples you'll
- new semantics and structures to help your site become richer
and more accessible
- the uses of native multimedia for video and audio
- techniques for drawing lines, fills, gradients, images and text
- how to build more intelligent web forms
- implementation of new storage options and web databases
- how geolocation works with HTML5 in both web and mobile
All the code from this book (and more) is available at
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From the Jacket
About the Author
Bruce is an Open Web Evangelist at Opera Software, and is a member
of the Web Standards Project's Accessibility Task Force. He speaks
about HTML5 regularly at conferences such as OSCON, SxSW, @media,
and the Future of Web series. Bruce re-coded his own website,
brucelawson.co.uk, into HTML5 in January 2009. Prior to all that
he's been a Bollywood movie extra, a tarot card reader in Istanbul,
a volunteer pharmacist in Calcutta and tutor to a princess'
daughter in Thailand.
Remy is a developer, speaker, blogger and author of upcoming books:
jQuery for Designers (Manning) and contributing author of jQuery
Cookbook (O'Reilly). Remy runs his own Brighton based development
jQuery, HTML5, CSS, PHP, Perl and anything else he can get his
Format: Trade Paperback
Published: July 11, 2010
Publisher: Pearson Education
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0321687299
ISBN - 13: 9780321687296