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HTML5 Guidelines for Web Developers by Bernd Öggl, Klaus Förster

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Preface

In 2010, HTML5 became the buzzword on the web developer scene. Large companies, such as Google, Apple, and Microsoft, began to use the new technology. The popularity of the catchword HTML5 grew, not least of all because of the heated debate between Apple and Adobe over whether this would mean the end of Flash.

In this book, we give you extensive insight into the new possibilities of HTML5. In addition to the classic specification components, such as video, audio, canvas, intelligent forms, offline applications, and microdata (to name but a few), this overview also includes topics in the immediate context of HTML5—for example, geolocation, web storage, WebSockets, and web workers.

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