Posts Tagged ‘html 5’

HTML5 Editors: 5 Best Tools for Web Developers

October 2nd, 2011 Leave a comment 1 comment
HTML5 Editors: 5 Best Tools for Web Developers

With HTML5 quickly becoming widely accepted in today’s online arena, the HTML4 editors of yesterday are no longer up to the task of providing the most cutting-edge development environment possible. Finding a replacement, however, can be quite a task: fortunately, we’ve gone out and found a few HTML5 editors for you to get your HTML5 development going and keep on the cutting-edge of Web creation! 1. Mercury HTML5 Editor The first tool on the list is interesting in that it’s also written in HTML5: talk about enforcing the no-legacy route! Mercury HTML5 Editor is a web-based editor in the style of TinyMCE… View full post »

HTML5 Application Caching

April 6th, 2011 Leave a comment
HTML5 Application Caching

HTML5 has a number of great things about it that HTML4 did not; in this article, we’re going to talk about one specifically, principally how much better it is at dealing with offline caching than its predecessor. In HTML4, you had no alternative to offline caching except for manually downloading whatever it is you wanted off the website you were browsing; this was clumsy and inefficient, especially since the website can change daily or even hourly, rendering your offline copy useless until you manually downloaded it all over again. Furthermore, the page would render oddly if you didn’t download all… View full post »

Embedding Video In An HTML5 Webpage

March 24th, 2011 Leave a comment
Embedding Video In An HTML5 Webpage

No Internet user is a stranger to embedded video; from ads to YouTube music videos, embedded video has become as much a part of most webpages as text or images. Up to now, however, the HTML standard did not have any way to natively include video; these videos are embedded by using other plugins and non-standardized ways to make them show seamlessly on the page. In the new HTML5 standard, however, there is a way to embed video natively in a webpage, avoiding all of the headaches of plugins and third-party solutions for embedded video. The problem is solved with a… View full post »

Introducing HTML5 Book Review

November 17th, 2010 Leave a comment
Introducing HTML5 Book Review

HTML5 is the developing new standard for HTML. It has received a lot of attention lately due to Apple providing some impressive demos of its capabilities. For the Apple iPad, HTML 5 is being offered as the alternative to Flash. As a result, a lot of hype and myths abound about HTML 5, its capabilities and browser support of it. I often read books on new and emerging technologies to keep my own skills sharp. Recently, one of these books was Introducing HTML5 (Voices That Matter) by Bruce Lawson and Remy Sharp. New Structural Elements I would… View full post »

HTML5 Intro: Use It Today!

November 14th, 2010 Leave a comment
HTML5 Intro: Use It Today!

Ever since Apple announced that they would not be supporting Flash in favor of the multimedia features of HTML5, there has been a lot of media attention on HTML5. Unfortunately, along with the media coverage there has been a tremendous amount of myth and misrepresentation regarding the level of browser support for HTML5. I’ve even heard some designers say that HTML5 won’t be ready until 2012 and that we should all sit tight and wait for it! The truth is that many of the elements of HTML5 are available for use today and browser support is pretty… View full post »