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HTML5 Web Application Development By Example Beginner's guide by J.M. Gustafson

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Summary

In this chapter we looked at some of the more useful HTML5 input types. We used those input types to create a collapsible task details section for each task. Then we used custom data attributes to implement a simple data binding to map the input fields in the view to the data model.

We covered the following concepts in this chapter:

  • How and when to use the new HTML5 input types
  • How to use custom data attributes to store private data in the DOM
  • How to implement data binding using custom data attributes to bind a data model to form controls
  • How to use jQuery animation methods to hide and show elements
  • How to use a timer to delay saves to localStorage to make applications more responsive

In the next chapter we will head off in a completely new direction. ...

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