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HTML5 and CSS3 Transition, Transformation, and Animation by Gianluca Guarini, Aravind Shenoy

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Chapter 5. Advanced Features of HTML5

HMTL5, along with the new JavaScript APIs, enables us to create web pages with a lot of features that were only possible with proprietary plugins, such as Flash in the past. With the introduction of HTML5, we can develop web pages with enhanced features and we will be discussing that in this chapter.

We will look at the following features of HTML5, which work with JavaScript APIs:

  • Audio and video
  • Drag-and-drop
  • Geolocation
  • Webstorage
  • Offline web applications
  • Canvas

Initially, we will look at the audio and video features.

Audio and video

HTML5 supports audio and video elements. Prior to HTML5, we used plugins, such as Flash player, extensively. The audio and video elements reduce the dependence on plugins to a large extent ...

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