HTML5 is the future, and everyone should be developing with it right now. The improvements and advancements made with HTML5, were all done with the purpose of making a better coding experience and the Web a better place to browse. However, for those just venturing into HTML5 there is going to be a lot to take in. A guided tour of HTML5 is a great way of getting introduced to this new technology, that is sure to be around for a while.
Learn HTML5 Website Basic Features And Elements In 1 Day is an introduction to HTML5, aimed at those looking to get a good first look at it. The book discusses the new features of HTML5, HTML5’s history, its semantic differences from HTML 4, its pros and cons, and why you should be using it now!
Table Of Contents
HTML: Brief History 2 pages
Having an understanding of the past is always helpful when trying to gain a better grasp for the present, and possibilities of the future. This section gives a quick overview of the history behind HTML, leading up to HTML5.
Introducing HTML5 5 pages
Asking yourself why is it necessary to change a coding language you've come accustomed to is normal, this section tells gives you reason. Here you'll take a look at why HTML5 use is growing rapidly, how safe is it to use RIGHT NOW, some of its pros, and some of its cons.
Semantic Differences from HTML 4.01 7 pages
The first question any developer unfamiliar with HTML5 is commonly something on the lines of, “What is the real difference here?” Well, this chapter will break down the new features, and removed what has been removed, to make HTML5 a better and cleaner coding experience.
Main Features of HTML5 11 pages
So this is where things get in depth. In this chapter, the focus will be on illustrating the finer points of the cool new features that HTML5 bring to the DOM. Things like new web form features, geolocation, audio, video, and the canvas will be looked at.
Website Examples 3 pages
Reading about what something can do, and actually seeing it for yourself are two completely different things. That is why in this section, we will take some time to look at a few highlight websites using different HTML5 features.