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HTML5 Quick Markup Reference by Wallace Jackson

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© Wallace Jackson 2016

Wallace Jackson, HTML5 Quick Markup Reference, 10.1007/978-1-4302-6536-8_20

20. HTML5 Plug-ins: Using the <object>, <embed>, <applet>, and <param> Tags

Wallace Jackson

(1)Lompoc, California, USA

Now let’s talk about the tags in HTML5 that allow developers to plug in non-JavaScript content that does not use the <canvas> tag to render to the screen. This includes older technologies such as Shockwave Flash or newer technologies such as JavaFX, which is now integrated with Java. Java is used for the Android OS and all desktop operating systems; it also works in browsers.

This chapter looks at three powerful tags in HTML5 that allow you to seamlessly plug in external content to your HTML5 content. These include the embed <embed> ...

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