The Definitive Guide to HTML5

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Apress, Dec 14, 2011 - Computers - 1080 pages
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The Definitive Guide to HTML5 provides the breadth of information you'll need to start creating the next generation of HTML5 websites. It covers all the base knowledge required for standards-compliant, semantic, modern website creation. It also covers the full HTML5 ecosystem and the associated APIs that complement the core HTML5 language.

The Definitive Guide to HTML5 begins by tackling the basics of HTML5, ensuring that you know best practices and key uses of all of the important elements, including those new to HTML5. This section also covers extended usage of CSS3, JavaScript, and DOM manipulation, making you proficient in all core aspects of modern website creation.

The final part of the book covers the associated W3C APIs that surround the HTML5 specification. You will achieve a thorough working knowledge of the Geolocation API, web storage, creating offline applications, and the new drag and drop functionality. The Definitive Guide to HTML5 also dives into the key media enhancements of HTML5 and its surrounding technologies: Canvas, video and audio.

What you’ll learn How to use all of the core features of HTML5 How to make the most of the APIs that surround HTML5, such as Geolocation, Web Storage, and drag and drop How to leverage the media capabilities of the modern web: Canvas, audio, and video Who this book is for

Web developers and designers who want to increase their HTML5 skills to create modern, standards-compliant websites.

Table of Contents Putting HTML in Context Getting Ready Getting Started with HTML Getting Started with CSS Getting Started with JavaScript HTML Elements in Context Creating HTML Documents Marking Up Text Grouping Content Creating Sections Working with Tables Working with Forms Customizing the Input Element Other Forms Elements & Input Validation Embedding Content CSS In Context Using the CSS Selectors – Part I Using the CSS Selectors – Part II Using Borders &Backgrounds Working with the Box Model Creating Layouts Styling Text Transitions, Animations & Transforms Other CSS Properties & Features The DOM in Context Working with the Document Object Working with the Window Object Working with DOM Elements Styling DOM Elements Working with Events Using the Element-Specific Objects Using Ajax – Part I Using Ajax – Part II Working with Multimedia Using the Canvas – Part I Using the Canvas – Part II Using Drag & Drop Using Geolocation Using Web Storage Creating Offline Applications
 

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Contents

Putting HTML5 in Context
3
Getting Ready
9
Getting Started with HTML
13
Getting Started with CSS
39
Getting Started with JavaScript
71
HTML Elements in Context
105
Creating HTML Documents
117
Marking Up Text
151
Styling Text
555
Transitions Animations and Transforms
581
Other CSS Properties and Features
611
The DOM in Context
633
Working with the Document Object
653
Working with the Window Object
679
Working with DOM Elements
705
Styling DOM Elements
735

Grouping Content
191
Creating Sections
217
Table Elements
251
Working with Forms
281
Customizing the Input Element
311
Other Form Elements and Input Validation
351
Embedding Content
371
CSS in Context
397
Using the CSS SelectorsPart I
411
Using the CSS SelectorsPart II
437
Using Borders and Backgrounds
465
Working with the Box Model
497
Creating Layouts
531
Working with Events
765
Using the ElementSpecific Objects
793
Using Ajax Part I
821
Using AjaxPart II
849
Working with Multimedia
873
Using the Canvas Element Part I
897
Using the Canvas Element Part II
929
Using Drag Drop
957
Using Geolocation
975
Using Web Storage
987
Creating Offline Web Applications
997
Index
1015
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Adam Freeman is an experienced IT professional who has held senior positions in a range of companies, most recently serving as chief technology officer and chief operating officer of a global bank. Now retired, he spends his time writing and training for his first competitive triathlon.

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