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Learn HTML5 and JavaScript for iOS by Scott Preston

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C H A P T E R  2

HTML5 in Short

This chapter is not a complete reference on HTML5, but it teaches you enough about HTML5 to be dangerous.

This chapter also does not go into detail on some of the most popular elements of HTML5 such as <canvas>, <audio>, and <video>. Those elements require an entire chapter of discussion, which will come later in this book.

Instead, this chapter provides an overview of some HTML5-based APIs including web workers, web sockets, and geolocation.

So what do I talk about in this chapter? Mainly three things:

  • What HTML5 is and isn't
  • The new HTML5 structural elements and attributes
  • The new HTML5 form input types and attributes

Then I show you how I applied those new features to my sample app, Grandview Avenue, to ...

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