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HTML5 is more than a markup language—it's a dozen independent web standards all rolled into one. Until now, all it’s been missing is a manual. With this thorough, jargon-free guide, you'll learn how to build web apps that include video tools, dynamic drawings, geolocation, offline web apps, drag-and-drop, and many other features. HTML5 is the future of the Web, and with this book you'll reach it quickly.


On Oct 17 David Hayden wrote: Excellent Introduction to HTML5
HTML5 The Missing Manual hits that sweet spot to help web designers and developers start integrating HTML5 into their websites. In addition to teaching the new HTML5 Syntax and the semantic meaning of the markup, it also provides a wonderful treasure trove of web design and development resources on the Internet, an insightful perspective on the differences and evolution of HTML5 Markup compared to earlier versions of HTML and XHTML, and a pleasurable pace and writing style that keeps you interested in the material from cover to cover. Full Review  >

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On Oct 4 Andrew Shuping wrote: A basic introduction to HTML5
When I start looking at books on programming languages, such as HTML5, I look for a few different things. 1) Easy to read and understand language 2) Clear cut, easy to follow (and correct) examples of code 3) Good additional resources to look at 4) Layout and organization of chapters and subtopics flows well 5) And depending upon the language, an in-depth look at how it works. While this book doesn't offer an in-depth look at every aspect of HTML5 (it is meant for beginners) it does meet the first three criteria that I look for and mostly meets the clear organizational path. Full Review  >

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On Sep 8 Michal Konrad Owsiak wrote: Simple introduction to HTML 5
I have mixed feelings when it comes to this book. At some point it is entertaining and can teach you the basics of HTML very well, however, it is too basic for a professionals or semiprofessionals. Topics covered within the book are well explained, it covers basics of the HTML 5. Full Review  >

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On Sep 6 Abirami Sivaramakrishnan wrote:
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