This is the Safari online edition of the printed book.HTML5, touted as the most important change to the Web since the development of CSS, is now widely adopted by browser makers and supported by numerous hardware devices, including Apple iPhone and iPad and Google Android. Because implementation is so new, designers and developers are just cracking the surface as they begin using the markup language in existing or newly developed Web sites, and for designing across multiple platforms.
This 2½-hour training video with supporting 96 page reference guide containing code examples gives you a solid introduction to HTML5 and explains in detail how you can start using it today. Whether you’re an HTML standards advocate using mobile devices, a Flash developer wanting to pick up additional skills for your toolset, or simply taking your first steps in HTML5, by the end of this video you’ll have the most important information about HTML5 to use it now, including:
- The key features that have changed in HTML5 and how to transition from HTML 4 and XHTML
- New HTML5 improvements in semantics and interface elements such as forms
- Support for native vector graphics, audio, and video
- Progressive enhancement techniques that take advantage of new HTML5 semantics while keeping your content compatible