HTML5 Solutions: Essential Techniques for HTML5 Developers

HTML5 Solutions: Essential Techniques for HTML5 Developers
Authors
Marco Casario, Peter Elst, Charles Brown, Nathalie Wormser, Cyril Hanquez
ISBN
1430233869
Published
14 Jun 2011
Purchase online
amazon.com

HTML5 brings the biggest changes that HTML has seen in years. Web designers and developers now have a whole host of new techniques up their sleeves, from displaying video and audio natively in HTML, to creating realtime graphics directly on a web page without the need for a plugin. But all of these new technologies bring more tags to learn and more avenues for things to go wrong. HTML5 Solutions provides a collection of solutions to all of the most common HTML5 problems.

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HTML5 brings the biggest changes that HTML has seen in years. Web designers and developers now have a whole host of new techniques up their sleeves, from displaying video and audio natively in HTML, to creating realtime graphics directly on a web page without the need for a plugin. But all of these new technologies bring more tags to learn and more avenues for things to go wrong. HTML5 Solutions provides a collection of solutions to all of the most common HTML5 problems. Every solution contains sample code that is production-ready and can be applied to any project.

What you'll learn

Real-world solutions for everyday HTML development, saving hours of frustration. Problems covered include:
  • Sending multi-bitrate videos to different devices
  • Creating custom video components
  • Programming a custom video controller
  • Designing a canvas with custom gradients
  • Capturing and drawing images
  • Storing data offline using the Web SQL Databases
  • Dragging data from the desktop into the browser
  • Creating HTML5 WebSockets

Who this book is for

Web developers and designers seeking practical advice on making HTML5 sites work.

Table of Contents

  1. HTML5 Page Structures
  2. HTML5 Markup
  3. Structural and Semantic Elements
  4. HTML5 Forms
  5. HTML5 Media Elements: Audio and Video
  6. HTML5 Drawing APIs
  7. HTML5 Canvas
  8. HTML5 Communication APIs
  9. HTML5 WebSockets
  10. HTML5 Geolocation API
  11. HTML5 Local Storage
  12. HTML5 Accessibility

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