HTML5 Cookbook

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"O'Reilly Media, Inc.", Nov 14, 2011 - Computers - 260 pages

With scores of practical recipes you can use in your projects right away, this cookbook helps you gain hands-on experience with HTML5’s versatile collection of elements. You get clear solutions for handling issues with everything from markup semantics, web forms, and audio and video elements to related technologies such as geolocation and rich JavaScript APIs.

Each informative recipe includes sample code and a detailed discussion on why and how the solution works. Perfect for intermediate to advanced web and mobile web developers, this handy book lets you choose the HTML5 features that work for you—and helps you experiment with the rest.

  • Test browsers for HTML5 support, and use techniques for applying unsupported features
  • Discover how HTML5 makes web form implementation much simpler
  • Overcome challenges for implementing native audio and video elements
  • Learn techniques for using HTML5 with ARIA accessibility guidelines
  • Explore examples that cover using geolocation data in your applications
  • Draw images, use transparencies, add gradients and patterns, and more with Canvas
  • Bring HTML5 features to life with a variety of advanced JavaScript APIs
 

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Contents

Chapter 1 Fundamental Syntax and Semantics
1
Chapter 2 Progressive Markup and Techniques
31
Chapter 3 Forms
55
Chapter 4 Native Audio
95
Chapter 5 Native Video
113
Chapter 6 Microdata and Custom Data
127
Chapter 7 Accessibility
139
Chapter 8 Geolocation
161
Chapter 9 canvas
185
Chapter 10 Advanced HTML5 JavaScript
219
Appendix HTML5 Resources
249
Index
251
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Christopher Schmitt has been working on the Web since 1993. He is the principal of Heatvision.com, Inc., a new media design firm, and resides in Orlando, Florida. Christopher speaks frequently about web design at conferences including South by Southwest Interactive and Web Design World. His books include "Designing CSS Web Pages" (New Riders), "Professional CSS: Cascading Style Sheets for Web Design" (Wrox), and "CSS Cookbook" (O'Reilly).

Kyle Simpson is a UI architect from Austin, TX. He is passionate about user experience, specifically optimizing the UI to be as responsive, efficient, secure, and scalable as possible.He considers JavaScript the ultimate language and is constantly tinkering with how to push it further. If something can't be done in JavaScript or web technology, he's bored by it.He has a number of open-source projects, including LABjs, HandlebarJS/BikechainJS, and flXHR, and he also is a core contributor to SWFObject.

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